A Story of Resistance and Resilience in the City’s Southwest
Detroit has long been known as an ‘urban ghost town’ with many vacant buildings – not just houses, but large-scale hotel buildings, apartment buildings and industrial buildings too.
While on a trip to the D, home to some of hip-hop’s finest – from the late great J Dilla to the promising young talent Big Sean – Urbanology Magazine Staff Photographer Lee Hon Bong had the privilege of capturing the essence of a city rising above trying times through the below photo essay.
Words & Photos By. Lee Hon Bong // © Urbanology Magazine