News & Views » Columns

Cold comfort

by

comment

Our latest foray leads the Abandoned Shelter Squad to 1103 Clay. Like so many of the buildings featured, this one appears to have sustained recent fire damage. Tattered curtains and towels, dirtied with soot, whip through cracked windows, and an Angels' Night anti-arson billboard adorns one side of the building. Among the small bits of garbage on the grass outside are a variety of small airline-style liquor bottles. We’re guessing they were left by a frequent flier.

Send comments to letters@metrotimes.com

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.