Experiencing a cultural renaissance that you need to see
Location: ~ Midwest Region U.S.
Story Date: 10/26/2019
Author: Jenny Xie
Once an urban epicenter thanks to the automotive boom, Detroit, Michigan, has no doubt suffered from deindustrialization, its population plummeting from a peak of 1.86 million in 1950 to just over 673,000 in 2017. The aftermath has been well documented—urban decay, a crumbling social infrastructure, rampant unemployment—but in recent years, another narrative has emerged, and grown steadily louder: one of experimentation and revitalization.
Place Category: Attraction, Food & Drink, and Shopping