The gas company responded only after Motor City Muckraker published a story about the unaddressed problem in Virginia Park.
North Corktown is witnessing a steady drizzle of development and new residents, but it’s not envisioned as a rehabilitated neighborhood under Mayor Bing’s blueprint for land use.
One business owner said, “We’re talking about a real loser.”
The bungalow is featured on the cover of Eminem’s 2000 “Marshall Mathers LP” album.
All together, the mayor’s three-year-old Detroit Works Project, which was designed to attract thousands of residents into revitalized neighborhoods over the next decade, has summoned only about a dozen new residents to areas that are far from revitalized.
Time goes on, people change. Places that you visited as a child don’t seem the same as an adult. I took my little sister through our old Detroit neighborhood the other day, so she could see how far it had fallen.