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March 8, 2009

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The Detroit Unreal Estate Agency

Detroit’s glimmer of hope… or its last gasp?

In a way, a strange, new American dream can be found here, amid the crumbling, semi-majestic ruins of a half-century’s industrial decline. The good news is that, almost magically, dreamers are already showing up. Mitch and Gina have already been approached by some Germans who want to build a giant two-story-tall beehive. Mitch thinks he knows just the spot for it.

Actually, the real glimmer of hope is the “large, stable Bangladeshi community” mentioned in the op-ed. People! Detroit needs people!

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Posted March 8, 2009 at 12:49 | Comments (1) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted

Comments

So long as you don't have children who need educating, trash that needs picking up, or buses to catch... it's a noble experiment. We will take what we can get.

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