Citing the state's constitution, which bars actions that would reduce the pensions of public employees, a Michigan judge blocked the historic filing.
Stories of plucky urban homesteaders and community gardens may have distracted us from reality.
Answers to the questions we're all asking today.
Detroit is activating a specific section of the U.S. bankruptcy code that applies to municipalities.
The city filed for Chapter 9 protection Thursday, the largest U.S. municipality ever to do so.
How we ruined Gruen's plan for more walkable, tight-knit American downtowns.
Mark Aesch brings a private-sector mindset to public transportation — and so far it's working.
Telling encoded stories of politics, natural disasters and social movements.
A strange story from Dearborn, Michigan.
Make the companies that build these places buy insurance policies to pay for dismantling them.
An innovative program aimed at getting more fruits and veggies to the poor is set to debut this summer in Detroit.
There's admittedly a certain irony in tearing down houses with funds marked to keep people in houses.
The century-old College for Creative Studies is helping to make that vision a reality.
You have to start somewhere, we guess?
The museum is threatening to play hardball if it's ordered to auction off its assets to help the city pay off its massive debt.
Many of the highest percentages of gay couples raising children are found in states that ban gay marriage.
The state that helped bring design to the masses reflects on its legacy with an upcoming symposium and exhibit.
Shrinking cities are hoping immigrants will rebuild our their communities. Washington should gear policy to helping them.
"It totally decimates democracy."