Wednesday, March 23, 2011

My City In Ruins

Detroit's population has declined by nearly a quarter million since 2000:
Laying bare the country’s most startling example of modern urban collapse, census data on Tuesday showed that Detroit’s population had plunged by 25 percent over the last decade. It was dramatic testimony to the crumbling industrial base of the Midwest, black flight to the suburbs and the tenuous future of what was once a thriving metropolis.
Hat tip to Tom Tierney

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