312 years of unbroken history!
Detroit was the 4th most populated City in America, and now it's the 18th. 25% of the population have left since 2000, and 50% since the late 70s. That's some going. Imagine if somewhere like that was in England, there's be beardy scenesters everywhere.
like over here, they tend to congregate in the "up and coming" bits of cities that are actually good
There's loads of shit online about how hipstery Detroit is in some areas: http://www.nypost.com/p/lifestyle/travel/the_new_detroit_cool_z5108L86f1Yg6IURWUQR6O
This book is meant to be fantastic: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0805092293
It'll be like Liverpool c1983, only 4 times the size
in a slightly voyeuristic sort of way.
The decline started in the 1950s.
but it's so piss poor it's really annoying
The state lawyers essentially saying "hey, look over there!" and running to another court to get it passed. Wonder if it'll stand... http://www.freep.com/article/20130718/NEWS06/307180130/