Building Facade, Detroit

Photograph by Amy Sacka , My Shot

My earliest memories of Detroit are of the doors locking when we drove into town. I live here now, and I am trying to unlock things.

(This photo and caption were submitted to My Shot.)

What Makes This a Photo of the Day? When I first looked at this, I thought the perfectly framed buildings in the background were reflections. Then I realized that what I thought was an intact structure is actually a facade. It s hard to tell whether it s a remnant of better days or a sign of new beginnings, but either way it speaks to the idea of a city at a crossroads. —Alexa Keefe, Photo of the Day editor

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