Detroit

A Tale of Two Arenas: Detroit's Silverdome vs. Pittsburgh's Civic Arena

Two cities choose two very different paths in dealing with aging stadiums

Keeping Stadium Neighborhoods Alive in the Off-Season

Cleveland finds a way to embrace winter at Progressive Field

A Grassroots Guide to Saving the Rust Belt

Jack Storey of the group Saving Cities on their new film, 'Red, White & Blueprints'

Has the Renaissance of Downtowns Been Overhyped?

Detroit's central business district is making a comeback, but nationally, the trend is less clear

For the Unemployed, Geography Can Be Destiny

Not every place and every citizen has been affected by the recession the same way

Chicago Tops List of 'Mustache-Friendly' Cities

What makes a city friendly to mustaches? A new 'white paper' explores this pressing issue

Redeveloping Former Industrial Sites Doesn't Mean Giving Up on Industry

Brownfield projects in Philadelphia, Cleveland, and Toledo aim to reimagine what manufacturing means in America

Is Bicycle Commuting Really Catching On? And if So, Where?

A survey of 55 major U.S. cities shows big gains in many places, but plenty of regional variation

Signs of Recovery in the Great Lakes

Manufacturing job growth rates in the region are looking up, but there's still a long way to go

Create Your Own Historical Maps with WhatWasThere

New website combines vintage photography with Google Street View

State of Play: Playground Infrastructure in 20 Major U.S. Cities

Which major U.S. cities provide the best, and worst, mix of playgrounds for their youngest residents?

Detroit: City on the Move

A 1965 promotional film for Detroit reminds us how far the city fell behind