A lack of basic social services and abandoned blocks are just a few of the side effects Detroit citizens face due to their city’s financial woes. But in some neighborhoods, Motor City residents are taking revitalization efforts into their own hands. Hari Sreenivasan reports on the resilience of the people who call Detroit home. Continue reading
Photographer Mario Tama of Getty Images shares some images he has captured of New Orleans and its residents in the five years since he first documented Hurricane Katrina’s profound effects on the city. Continue reading
Once upon a time, St. Louis’s Delmar Loop used to be a fashionable shopping boulevard accessible by trolley car. But like many other great urban areas in the 1960s, white flight took a heavy toll on many St. Louis neighborhoods: crime went up, and commercial and cultural centers diminished, as did infrastructure such as public transportation.