Jan. 7, 2015, 10:07 a.m., Posted by Carol Coletta
Paul is president and CEO of Center City District, the organization supported by property owners that makes the district appeal to businesses and residents alike by keeping it clean, safe, green and active.
Jan. 7, 2015, 9 a.m., Posted by Irvin D. Reid
An 8-minute documentary on CitizenDetroit.
Detroit once stood tall and proud. It was a blue-collar boomtown and model industrial center. By World War II Detroit had become the automobile capital of the world known as the “arsenal of democracy,” a nickname the city earned, in part, for switching manufacturing production from cars to tanks during the war.
More recently, Detroit stood on the edge of financial disaster following decades of disinvestment, declining population and shrinking revenue. Its financial situation was so severe that the governor appointed an emergency manager. And in 2013, Detroit became the largest municipal bankruptcy in the nation’s history.
Jan. 6, 2015, 8:28 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
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