Historic Detroit

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St. Patrick Catholic Church

By 1983, 10 years after the Archdiocese closed it, St. Patrick had been hit hard by thieves, vandals and scrappers.

The ravaged interior of St. Patrick Catholic Church in 1983, a decade after it closed - and a decade before it was destroyed by fire.

St. Patrick in 1975, only a few short years after it closed.