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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…


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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