Chapter 9

Joe Louis Memorial

Inside the Detroit Bankruptcy

On bookshelves today, Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back provides inside baseball details of how the city of Detroit managed to recover from the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

April 25, 2016 - Next City

Judge Allows Detroit Bankruptcy to Proceed

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes ruled today that the city of Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy protection, allowing the city to proceed with the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Public employee unions are expected to appeal.

December 3, 2013 - Detroit Free Press

What's Next for Detroit?

Yesterday, Detroit became the largest municipality in U.S. history to declare bankruptcy. Such an action is unprecedented, so the path forward is murky. Yet one word seems to signify what lies ahead over the next year: battles.

July 19, 2013 - Detroit Free Press

Seven Cities That Have Gone Bust (And Lived to Tell the Tale)

Nate Berg takes a look at the seven biggest cities to have filed for bankruptcy in the last two decades, the largest of which officially broke the bank as of yesterday.

June 28, 2012 - The Atlantic Cities

Chapter 9 Cities on the Rise

The economic recession is pushing many municipalities towards declaring bankruptcy.

February 22, 2010 - The Wall Street Journal

Bankrupt City Could Serve As Model

<p>The northern California city of Vallejo has declared bankruptcy, becoming one of few cities and the largest in the state to do so. Other struggling cities are watching closely to see if the strategy helps to save the city.</p>

May 13, 2008 - The San Francisco Chronicle

Assistant or Associate Professor of Urban Design

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Professor of Urban Planning

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Professor of Urban Design and/or Urban Planning

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

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