Lost? The Atlas D command building. As Brutalist as it gets. Related Similar Images ...based on the tags: antennae, black&white, concrete, contrasty, dark, favorites, graffiti, shadows, vents... And I forget just why I taste / Oh yeah, I guess it makes me smile / I found it hard, it’s hard to find / Oh well, whatever, never mind (Nirvana, “Smells Like Teen Spirit”) Ladders crawl the back of the signs. Graffiti writers’ right of passage. A bumper sticker with the usual tagline. Note the detail on the radiator! Watching the sun set behind downtown Detroit is my favorite memory from the building. It’s not hard to see how Germany could turn these into a prison overnight. The hiking around Central City is beautiful and full of history. Just get a proper topo map! The generator room was state of the art when it was installed, allowing the complex to use motors and electric lighting ahead of its competitors. Much of the circa-1950s buildings remain with few alterations, such as these long boring sheet metal ruststicks. A splash of pink across an otherwise boring sign caught my eye in the old elevator.