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Posted By: Christopher Moroni
Posted On: Saturday November 30, 2019 at 3:36 AM
Yes, in part. There are BILLIONS being poured back into the city to support new...
...or enhanced FCA factories and others. Two brand new football (Lions) and baseball (Tigers) stadiums have been built...and look great. A plush Casino has been there for years. All along the water's edge there's luxury apartments and commercial development, etc..

There is talk of converting much of the abandoned housing back to park/nature-like settings. After all, there are almost 900,000 less people there now then in 1950. Real estate prices are up along with the tax base.

Is Detroit Boston, New York or even Dallas? No, but it's FAR, FAR better (and improving daily) than it was. But it's population will never again be 1.6 million. The world has changed; there's more than just 4 car companies now.

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Exploring Detroit's Abandoned Car Factories (video) by BenD Lampson #45379
Such a sad state of affairs in Detroit....no end in sight either as far as I know. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #45379.1
What are you talking about? Det still has PLENTY of desolate areas but it's been on the rise for yrs (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #45379.1.1
The downtown area is definitely showing signs of new life. (EOM) by John Kuvakas #45379.1.1.1Moderator
As a sanctuary city it's doubtful that recovery will take place. It will depend more and more upon by Frank Kocour #45379.
Chris...this is the basis of my earlier comment. This is my understanding of how it is there. by Jack Dodds #45379.
Frank, I doubt most people would call Detroit Michigan a sanctuary city now. Sadly though... by Christopher Moroni #45379.
Christopher, I stand corrected. Sanctuary was the direction headed a few years ago. Trying now to by Frank Kocour #45379.
This is good news. What is the impetus for this improvement John? (EOM) by Jack Dodds #45379.
Money. Developers have been re-vamping the city for years now. (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #45379.
I get that but what is the economic driver for this rebirth? What is by Jack Dodds #45379.
Yes, in part. There are BILLIONS being poured back into the city to support new... by Christopher Moroni #45379.
This is very interesting and informative. Thank you! (EOM) by Jack Dodds #45379.
fascinating, but so sad to see these factories that were alive once.... (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #45379.2
Joop, the American car companies have no one to blame but themselves. AND STILL... they continue to by Christopher Moroni #45379.2.1
but wasn't that a wrecked Aztek at three minutes ? (EOM) by Joop Gisbers #45379.3
Wrecked? How could you tell? by Christopher Moroni #45379.3.1
It was....I call that an act of God. (EOM) by Jack Dodds #45379.3.1.1
A mercy killing.. HA! (EOM) by Christopher Moroni #45379.

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