Map: Detroit – Three Cities in One 1958

New Detroit versus Old Detroit is not a new phenomena. The gears of development, blight reduction, and redevelopment have turned for decades. These forces follow familiar patterns with primary data collection on conditions, codifying communities through entities like block clubs, and the large scale leveraging of federal funds.

This map was included in the report: “Neighborhood Conservation: a pilot study summary” from 1958.

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