As embarrassing as the global headlines are, the bankruptcy filing represents quick action after years of inaction and ineffectiveness. Chuck Salter explains how filing for bankruptcy could signify a positive turning point for the city.
The Detroit [i]Now and Then[/i] project artfully combines vintage photos of the city with images of what’s there now, providing a poignant reminder of what the city was, what it is now and--maybe--what it could be again.
Detroit Put-Put is working on installing a series of ironically themed holes (one involves a burned out car) in the area around Detroit’s train station. Can they cast the decline of the city in a new light?