Part 1 of Reviving Detroit looks at how the city went from the richest in the U.S. to the most poverty stricken. Detroit’s population is at nearly a quarter of what it was at its peak, and despite a recent wave of gentrification, the city is still struggling with rampant crime, a failing school system and swaths of vacant land.
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How Detroit Went From A Booming Metropolis To A Shrinking City | NBC Nightly News