An Intimate Look at the Streets of Detroit

This series from The Detroit Free Press looks at the state of the city that is both struggling and succeeding.

"Starting in late May and finishing in late September, I drove all of the city's 2,100 or so streets -- from 7 Mile Road, which is 261 blocks long, to Detroit Street, which is only one.

The idea was to get a unique view of Detroit, a short-term, street-level survey of Detroit's 138 square miles, a once-in-a-lifetime snapshot of the city Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and others insist is coming back.

From downtown -- where the comeback is evident -- through the immense territory of Detroit's neighborhoods -- where the future seems less certain -- the trip was never boring."

Full Story: It's worse than you think -- but better, too

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