Is Detroit ever really coming back? So many false starts only to be dashed like so many broken promises. Why does this one feel different?
Because like anyone who has a serious problem, acknowledging the problem is invariably the first step to recovery.
After the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. History, it’s fairly easy to argue there’s nowhere to go but up!
But there’s more to Detroit’s story.
On my daily bike path in the D, you can’t swing a jump rope with hitting blight. Some of Detroit’s most majestic icons are situated next to ruins on a massive scale.
John Hope Bryant recently said it best at a conference on Mackinaw Island.”Detroit, America needs a win here!”