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Map: Can Detroit Really Be Compared to Any Other City?

Originally posted on DETROITography:
Can Detroit really be compared to any other city? No doubt everyone has tried comparing crime rates, economy, and poverty levels in Detroit with other troubled cities. A few groups have even tried fitting different city land areas into Detroit’s 139 square (land) miles. It always seems that Detroit has too…

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Taiwan Teddy Tourism

Originally posted on Eight Twelve Eleven:
Obviously Nichole and I love international travel. This is our latest international adventure. Nichole had been very young the first time she visited Taiwan and I had never traveled anywhere in Asia, so we planned a trip, packed our bags, and prepared for a new experience. My wife’s uncle,…

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Map: Detroit’s Second Great Fire

Originally posted on DETROITography:
Detroit’s “Great Fire” of 1805 is solidified in the history books as a defining moment for the city. With only the brick chimneys remaining, Detroit residents dug in and rebuilt their city. Justice Woodward drew up his inspired hub-and-spoke street plans (1806) to bring Detroit on par with cities like Paris…

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