"Every building in Detroit has a story." And, thankfully, Dan Austin and Sean Doerr are the storytellers. ... This amazing book tells the tales of 12 of Detroit's most stately structures.
--Time magazine's Detroit Blog
"Every chapter attempts to tug on the hearts of its readers with narratives brief enough to hold readers' attention, but long enough to explain the journey."
--The South End
Of Dan Austin, "a colleague calls him encyclopedic." --Michigannow.org
With Detroit's buildings, "some is gorgeously intact, some isn't. But the duo shows equal passion for all of it." --Model D
"I was absolutely glued to the book. Glued
. It captures the spirit of so many of Detroit's buildings." --DetroitLives.org
About the Author
Author Dan Austin is a journalist and Detroit historian. Having worked at newspapers across the country, he returned to his beloved Motor City in 2006 and tells the stories behind the city's forgotten landmarks.
Photographer Sean Doerr has been documenting abandoned and neglected architecture around metro Detroit since the age of fourteen.