January 15, 2012, 11am PST
David Schalliol's photographs of abandoned places around the country are intended to be testaments to various social forces that have broken down urban places in recent years. But, he says, they are optimistic as well.
November 17, 2010, 12pm PST
Detroit reporter John Gallagher's new book "Reimagining Detroit" considers what it will take to remake The Motor City into a model that will work for the future.
May 30, 2009, 9am PDT
A team of visiting planners suggested that Detroit could evolve into a series of urban villages connected by countryside.