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Old 01-01-2011, 10:42 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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I don't know if it's mentioned yet, but Cairo, Illinois.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJW8lOzJJPE
I mentioned it in the 29th post, also see page 9.

I think people are wanting more "declining" than outright "dead." If you want really dead.

Cahaba or Cahawba, Alabama - Once the state capital.

Old Cahawba, Alabama's first state capital, 1820 to 1826. - Home
Historic Selma and Dallas County, Alabama (http://www.selmaalabama.com/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=27&Itemid=59 - broken link)

Ophir, California

Ophir, Placer County, California

Kaskaskia, Illinois - The first state capital, it does have nine people left but floods and moving the state capital pretty much killed it.

Kaskaskia History (http://www.randolphcountyillinois.net/sub1.htm - broken link)
THE CURSE OF KASKASKIA - ILLINOIS' LOST CAPITAL

Auburn, Oregon

Auburn | Oregon Encyclopedia - Oregon History and Culture

Pithole, Pennsylvania - The following says this former oil town had 15,000 people at one time.

The Pittsburgh Press - Google News Archive Search
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Old 01-02-2011, 10:43 AM
 
Location: Washington, D.C.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JbGxIR8JTk&NR=1
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Old 01-02-2011, 11:40 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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The first building featured in this video is the beautiful and historic 'BRODERICK TOWER'. It is being renovated into a luxury hi-rise with upscale condos and apartments ... it's going to be GORGEOUS! There's HOPE for Detroit ... as long as you have 'visionaries' who CARE about their cities. These ongoing attacks against cities like Detroit and Cleveland are predictable, but without much merit. Sure, Detroit has suffered worse than most cities ( including Cleveland ) ... but at least there are efforts being made to rejuvenate their city centre.


Detroit's Broderick Tower to get $50 million redevelopment - Crain's Detroit Business - Detroit News and Information#


Broderick Tower
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Old 01-02-2011, 12:06 PM
 
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The video of Cairo, IL was not only well produced, but really scary/fascinating. I had no idea how much it had declined.
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Old 01-02-2011, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Virginia Highland, GA
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That video of Cairo is worse than anything you would EVER see in the deep south. It looks like an episode of the old Twilight Zone. yikes.........
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Detroit's eastside, downtown Detroit in near future!
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The first building featured in this video is the beautiful and historic 'BRODERICK TOWER'. It is being renovated into a luxury hi-rise with upscale condos and apartments ... it's going to be GORGEOUS! There's HOPE for Detroit ... as long as you have 'visionaries' who CARE about their cities. These ongoing attacks against cities like Detroit and Cleveland are predictable, but without much merit. Sure, Detroit has suffered worse than most cities ( including Cleveland ) ... but at least there are efforts being made to rejuvenate their city centre.


Detroit's Broderick Tower to get $50 million redevelopment - Crain's Detroit Business - Detroit News and Information#


Broderick Tower

Thank you! stupid people insist on posting videos and mentioning abandoned buildings in downtown Detroit without doing their research. Many have been rennovated already and others are in the process or have plans in the future for rennovation
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Old 01-02-2011, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Washington, D.C.
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The first building featured in this video is the beautiful and historic 'BRODERICK TOWER'. It is being renovated into a luxury hi-rise with upscale condos and apartments ... it's going to be GORGEOUS! There's HOPE for Detroit ... as long as you have 'visionaries' who CARE about their cities. These ongoing attacks against cities like Detroit and Cleveland are predictable, but without much merit. Sure, Detroit has suffered worse than most cities ( including Cleveland ) ... but at least there are efforts being made to rejuvenate their city centre.


Detroit's Broderick Tower to get $50 million redevelopment - Crain's Detroit Business - Detroit News and Information#


Broderick Tower
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Thank you! stupid people insist on posting videos and mentioning abandoned buildings in downtown Detroit without doing their research. Many have been rennovated already and others are in the process or have plans in the future for rennovation
That still doesn't change the fact most of Detroit still looks like Haiti when it got struck with that earthquake and forget crack houses, yall have crack towers... lmfao
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Detroit's eastside, downtown Detroit in near future!
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That still doesn't change the fact most of Detroit still looks like Haiti when it got struck with that earthquake and forget crack houses, yall have crack towers... lmfao
how lame

have you ever been to Detroit? I bet you haven't. Get a life most of Detroit doesn't look like that and by you making fun of a city's tragedy that killed plenty of people just show how dumb you are. How immature.

smdh at some of you
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:44 PM
 
Location: Detroit's eastside, downtown Detroit in near future!
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oh yea I see the resemblence smh
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Old 01-02-2011, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Detroit's eastside, downtown Detroit in near future!
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this is a link of someone's blog. it has plenty of pictures of Detroit that you would never see smh yea Shadow Inc is right. Its looks like Haiti after the earthquake

The Urbanophile Blog Archive The Other Side of Detroit

and this is some pictures of the skyscrapper site someone posted. shows the typical and the not so typical

Detroit Outside of the CBD - SkyscraperCity
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