Built on ingenuity and grit, Detroit is more than a comeback story; what's unfolding is an urban renaissance, with thriving small businesses that point to a future city alive and well.
"Finding beauty in this, in decay and industrial subjects, is a challenge. But there is beauty if you look."
LOCAL STORIES, TRAVEL INTEL AND MODERN LORE, INCLUDING:
Hit records, from Aretha Franklin to the Stooges
A conversation about architecture and urban renewal
Select works from renowned Detroit poets
An interview with filmmaker Dream Hampton
An illustrated map of the future
Classic automobiles designed and built in Detroit
The seven best old-school neighborhood bars
The best diners, jazz clubs, burger joints and more
How press reacted to Diego Rivera’s murals in the 1930s
An interview with a boxing champion
DETROIT IS ONE OF THOSE CITIES WHERE THE BEST SPOTS AREN'T BY ANY MEANS OBVIOUS, SO A GUIDE LIKE THIS BOOK CAN TURN WHAT MIGHT OTHERWISE BE A DEAD-END TRIP INTO AN AWESOME VACATION.
- JOHN M.
NAOMI LONG MADGETT
She was named Detroit’s Poet Laureate in 2001. Her work hinges on the themes of civil rights and African-American spirituality and shows the influence her mentor, the poet Langston Hughes.
Detroit artists Michael Burdick and James Noellert work together on illustration, design and mural projects under the moniker Eugene Carland, their middle names. They’ve been commissioned by Apple, Shinola, Carhartt and Airbnb.
STORIES - DETROIT