One of every five Detroit properties in Detroit are in the process of foreclosure under an unprecedented effort by Wayne County to take possession of every property that is three or more years behind in taxes.
Shinola, which makes its name on Detroit, is selling luxury candles, piggy banks, and footballs made out of state.
“There’s a lot of smart people around here but the economy isn’t doing too well,” a recent college graduate from Grosse Pointe Woods said.
The governor said immigrants would be required to live in Detroit in exchange for a work visa.
Once lined with opulent homes, Alfred Street in Brush Park is largely vacant, an early victim of residential flight.