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  Seeds of progress: How urban farming is changing Detroit’s future

Detroit’s urban farming movement is thriving, supplying fresh produce, jobs and revived communities. Desiree Cooper examines this new food-based economy and the issues holding it back.

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Bridging Detroit’s divide

How can a region reverse race and class segregation when they’ve persisted for so long? Named after the infamous border between Detroit and its neighboring suburbs, the Bridging 8 Mile initiative has a three-year plan to bring together residents from both sides of the divide.

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Is Detroit the new Brooklyn?

From one of the “most miserable cities” to one of the “best places for business,” Detroit is staging a turnaround, with hip creatives streaming into its formerly abandoned downtown. And millions of public, private and foundation dollars are greasing the wheels.

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  Rebirth of the Rustbelt: an architect’s perspective

Can cities like Detroit, Cleveland and Youngstown, Ohio, make a comeback? Reed Kroloff, director of Michigan’s Cranbrook Academy of Art, thinks so.

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A future deferred for Detroit school

An innovative school featured in our “Future Detroit” segment is closed by a fire.

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Reversing ‘Blue Flight’ in Detroit

Can Detroit’s new housing incentive program lure police officers to move into and stabilize its neighborhoods?

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  Shrinking cities: Detroit will encourage its residents to move

Detroit’s mayor is attempting to downsize the sprawling city to a more manageable size, using financial and other incentives to get residents to move. Desiree Cooper reports on the divisive plans.

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  Designing the city of the future

A group of budding city planners in Detroit competes against students from more affluent suburbs to design the city of the future. A report from Detroit Public Television.

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