Thomson ReutersDecember 9, 2013 20:31
By David Bailey
(Reuters) - Detroit's Heidelberg Project has been struck by eight suspicious fires since May, the latest on Sunday, which have destroyed a large part of the art installation that has drawn international attention since the 1980s, authorities said.
The art project, started in 1986, displays found objects and recycled materials on homes around Heidelberg Street. The projected was aimed at reclaiming a decaying neighborhood in Detroit, which filed for bankruptcy protection this year.