Revitalised Cities: Detroit

Downtown Detroit is bursting into life after decades of decline, but will the revitalisation restart Motor City’s poorest areas? This report ranges from revitalising neighbourhoods and renovating a symbol of decline to an interview with one of the chief catalysts, entrepreneurship and urban farming

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Downtown is on the up but will deprived black neighbourhoods see the benefits?

The carmaker is rebuilding a symbol of decline as a high-tech centre for ‘new mobility’

The Quicken Loans founder saw opportunity in a perfect storm

Buildings are springing up and people are moving in — but will existing residents be protected?

Eric Thomas’s 2016 blog went viral. What does he think about his changing city now?

Regeneration and geography offer a combination the south does not

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