Tag: detroit

Charlie LeDuff, author of the fantastic book Detroit: An American Autopsy, returns to YouTube with a look behind the men in blue in Detroit who make sure that the city doesn’t turn into Ferguson.

Thank you for men like Tyree Guyton who are helping down and out Detroit neighborhoods find meaning and purpose again through large-scale art projects. Collectively, they are known as The Heidelberg Project, and they consist of abandoned or neglected homes being turned into canvases for art of all kinds.

A great video on how some people are choosing to live in Detroit and revitalize its historic architecture rather than see it torn down because of blight. I love this, mainly because I’ve always thought that Detroit held some of the nation’s best looking buildings. Sure, a lot of them have fallen into ruin, but […]