The story in Detroit resembels the story in (some) Philadelphia neighborhoods

Amid industrial devastation and abandonment, low prices, infrastructure, and urban settings are luring new home owners willing to take a chance.

That’s the story of Fishtown, Port Richmond, Frankford, and parts of West Philly in Philadelphia.

According to the NYTimes, that’s the story of Detroit as well.

Here’s to reinvention and believing that when we live together, we are more likely to have enriched lives than when we live far apart.


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