The following is a list of every destructive fire in a house, apartment, business or other building in Detroit in January 2015. This does not include small kitchen fires or nondestructive appliance mishaps. Car, garage and rekindles are not included. This information was collected by Motor City Muckraker using dispatch reports, run sheets, interviews, 911 calls […]
An interactive map by Loveland Technologies shows every parcel with findings from the survey.
Battling fires is a constant struggle in a city with thousands of malfunctioning fire hydrants, an inadequate number of firefighters and 85,000 abandoned structures.
The west-side building is owned by the city, which isn’t as quick to take action in some neighborhoods.
The images are poignant and engaging, offering an unadulterated glimpse into neglected, forgotten neighborhoods of Detroit.
Often lost in the discussion about Detroit’s bankruptcy is the scope of the city’s troubles following six spiraling decades of job losses and residential flight.
From downtown’s beautiful bright lights to the darkened neighborhoods, Detroit is a different city at night.
Do you have a vivid memory of a neighborhood or street in Detroit where you grew up? Or maybe you have fond memories of a theater, church or corner store.
Heavy snow transformed Detroit into a wintry wonderland.
Most of the properties didn’t sell during the Wayne County tax-foreclosure auction Monday.