Detroit on the Good City Index

"Without malls and megaplexes, some say Detroit represents the death of the American city. Those who live here, however, know that without these distractions there is space to really consider what a healthy and vibrant city looks like. @@Detroit’s development is at a critical juncture@@. As it continues to grow and attract more residents, its biggest challenge will be honoring its past, acknowledging race and class inequalities, and remaining open to new ways of living."

http://magazine.good.is/features/detroit-rank-2014