Map of Money Transfers in Metro Detroit


This installation of William Bunge Wednesday brings an incredible example of the flow of money from Detroit (here shown as the “slums”) into the suburbs. This map is definitely a more political depiction of what was happening in Detroit at the time, but nonetheless is a critical view that gives perspective to Detroit difficulties. Racketeering, exploiting slums for profit, unreliable public transportation, job discrimination, and even police payoffs – a laundry list of issues that plagued Detroit and aided its economic woes.

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