Travel Spotting: The Animal House, Heidelberg Project, Detroit

Heidelberg project
Written by Gary

Heidelberg project

When you think of Detroit, you often think of run down buildings, crime, and Chryslers. For a city with such a negative reputation (especially the Chryslers, heehe) you would think it hard to find anything beautiful. The interesting thing is that through efforts like the Heidelberg project, Detroit has found its own voice and artform.
The Heidelberg project is an outdoor community art environment initially created by artist Tyree Guyton. His idea was to take rundown neighborhoods like the one on Heidelberg street and create outdoor artistic displays of the houses using found and recycled objects that reflect the struggles and blight of the city.
If you find yourself in the neighborhood, the animal house, as well as the houses of the Heidelberg project are a great way to get the feel of Detroit, and expose yourself to some culture, too.

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Gary is the gay guy that every girl wants to be, and every guy wants to be with (Mostly because he can't get pregnant). He is based in Manhattan, but loves traveling to exotic new people, and sleeping with interesting new places. He is an adventurous writer, digital artist, and game designer that will try almost anything if it makes a good story.
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