Street View maps show change in Detroit landscape

(WXYZ) - It's amazing how much can a place can transform in just a few years, for better or for worse.

One blogger has recently starting posting images of Detroit simply using the street view options from both search engines Google and Bing. It's fittingly called " GooBing Detroit ."

Most of Google's street view maps of Detroit were taken in 2009, while Bing's were more recently taken—in 2012.

The result: A changing landscape of the city—sometimes a glimpse of revival, other times a glimpse of decay.

We decided to check out some Detroit spots using the search engine maps on our own.

An image of Michigan and Trumbull from Google's 2009 street view shows old Tiger Stadium. The 2012 street view map from Bing reveals an empty field with MotorCity Casino Hotel in the distance. 

If you want to see the difference in any neighborhood over the years, you can use Google and Bing to pinpoint your location.

To check out the GooBing Detroit Tumblr page, go here:  http://goobingdetroit.tumblr.com/

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