Detroit: An Economy With Deep Challenges and Signs of Promise

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  • Wholesale Urban Blight: Abandoned Blocks
  • A Historic Residential Enclave
  • A Premier Art Institute in Downtown Detroit
  • A Headquarters of a Businessman Committed to Revitalization
  • A Bakery Opens in Midtown Detroit
  • Midtown Detroit Is Scene of New Galleries
  • Detroit: An Economy with Deep Challenge and Signs of Promise
  • An Auto Headquarters and Economic Symbol
  • Michigan Bell Building: A New Use for an Old Skyscraper
  • Roosevelt Park and Old Train Station
  • Downtown Detroit: Scene of Development
  • An Economy That Even Affects Churches
  • The Heidelberg Project: An Unusual Artists’ Colony
  • A Skating Rink Tied to Revitalization
  • A City of Old, Charming Homes

A Premier Art Institute in Downtown Detroit

The Detroit Institute of Arts, located in Midtown Detroit, has one of the largest, most significant art collections in the United States. In 2003, it was ranked as the second largest municipally owned museum in the United States, with an art collection valued at more than $1 billion.

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