These before and after photos show how much Detroit has changed in 12 years


Detroit is a city where the resurgence and renaissance can't be denied or ignored — for better or worse. Local neighborhoods and architecture is steadily changing as new businesses and buildings are coming in, and old familiar structures are moving out.

From new apartment buildings and arenas to parks and demolitions, here's how Detroit has changed over the last 12 years.

All photos via Google Maps.