Prior to its demolition in May of 2003 the ruins of
the St. Cyril and Methodius parish off of Van Dyke was
Detroit's most haunting ruin; a ravaged but still proud
symbol to a community long since moved on.
Looking not unlike an ancient Christian ruin, St. Cyrils
stood like a monument over a desolate landscape. The
neighborhood that once supplied its congregation and
student body has physically disappeared. First the people
left, then the houses resulting in a vast prairie in
the heart of Detroit.
Click below to visit the surreal and tragic ruin that
was St. Cyrils of Detroit.