An Intimate Look at the Streets of Detroit

<p>This series from <em>The Detroit Free Press</em> looks at the state of the city that is both struggling and succeeding.</p>
January 23, 2008, 7am PST | Nate Berg
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"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."

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Published on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 in The Detroit Free Press
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