Independent Lens

Detropia: America's Fastest Shrinking City

Clip: Season 14 Episode 15 | 2m 10s

In this excerpt from the Independent Lens documentary, Detropia, we see the demolition of one of 100,000 abaondoned homes in Detroit, the fastest shrinking city in the United States. The reporter interviewing the demolition expert says it is as if the city is "going back to the prairie."

Aired: 05/26/13

Rating: TV-PG

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