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Art Or Junk? Detroit's 'Heidelberg Project' Endures

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Art Or Junk? Detroit's 'Heidelberg Project' Endures

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Art Or Junk? Detroit's 'Heidelberg Project' Endures

Art Or Junk? Detroit's 'Heidelberg Project' Endures

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An outdoor art installation in Detroit made from blighted homes and objects is stirring up controversy again. A rash of arsons in the past seven months have destroyed four of the Heidelberg Project's signature homes. But after nearly 30 decades of working on this project and facing resistance, artist Tyree Guyton is determined to make more art.

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