A Closer Look at Detroit's Debt Crisis

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Belle Island Subject of Deal with the State

While talk of the city selling off its assets, including priceless artwork from one of its museums, made headlines recently, Orr's report provided only a limited scope into its future plans. One of the biggest moves is a pending agreement to lease Belle Island Park, a 982-acre park on an island in the Detroit River, to the state of Michigan, saving Detroit an estimated $6 million a year in maintenance costs. (Photo: The Plain Dealer /Landov)