The 25 pictures below really don't need any text or explanation. There are many reasons for abandoned neighborhoods, not all of them bad.

True, some residents have fled neighborhoods due to crime, but others are gone thanks to corporations buying their land for businesses purposes among other reasons.

Take a cruise down a few old Detroit neighborhoods by scrolling through the photo gallery below.

MORE ABANDONED SITES:

Abandoned Cement Factory, Bellevue

Remains of Edsel Ford's Retreat

Hospital Where Michael Jackson Was Born

Abandoned Calumet Radar Base

Abandoned Blaine Street Synagogue, Detroit

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Abandoned Stone Building in Bay Shore

Abandoned Deer Acres Fun Park