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We're going somewhere else, and so is Detroit.
Even a little boy in the middle
1960 notice the rhythm.
The car city is running.
We make cars in America.
Thanks to Berry gordy's Motown, we sang our songs all over the world.
The city is the fifth largest city in the United States. S.
This is its top priority by population.
Today, Central Michigan station still looks Roman, but it is the ruins of Rome.
Closed since 1988, stripped of valuables by vandals or scraping, the empty hulk symbolizes the decline of my old hometown, the 1967 gas shortage in crime, corruption and 1970 riots, as well as the growth in Asian car imports.
My family moved out like everyone else.
In 1950, a city with nearly 2 million inhabitants shrank to 713,777 in 2010.
For tourists, the sights of Detroit are filled with despair: three new casinos keep gamblers in rooms without windows;
A disorganized monorail hovered in the center of the city.
The collapse of the city has actually created a new business in "destroy porn" as locals escort visitors eager to experience the post-apocalyptic atmosphere of rotten factories and abandoned offices.
But Detroit has fallen for so long that any change will rise.
That's why I came back.
Something happened in the southeast corner of Michigan.
Call it rise, revival, an undeniable new power from Detroit.
The United States first noticed this in 2011 Super Bowl competition.
Chrysler launched TV commercials with the star rapper Eminem in the movie 8 miles.
Named after the northern Detroit border highway).
The ads reflect the city's pointy, muscular pride and won an Emmy, but Detroit is the real winner.
This is auto city, and this is what we do, Eminem announced.
More and more Detroit people are doing: Work
Latinos in the southwest, college graduates in Midtown and new centers, and African-Americans
American professionals in Edison, Boston, are improving their community.
An expanding River in Detroit is on the edge of the city center, and companies like DTE Energy, Quicken Loans and Blue Cross Blue Shield have attracted thousands of workers.
The era restaurant in London's spareribs house has been reopened.
The middle class logo, whole food, plans to set up a store in the inner city construction.
Even outsiders began to be attracted by a sense of adventure.
A new resident told me: if you go to Detroit, you are an explorer.
Be prepared for a rich, very affectionate experience.
The flashing red light shook me back to the barbed wire and rubble of the railway station.
A fire truck was parked next to me.
Officer, what's the problem?
I asked nervously.
Maybe they think I'm a hit.
The captain of Ladder 28 said: "naaah ".
Robert ditheras, behind him, is a wide bay in the Midwest.
Just look outside.
What are you doing?
I told him I was here because I heard Detroit was coming back.
It is more important for us than this train station.
He pointed to Corktown near the train station and said, go to Slows Bar BQ.
Owner Philip Curley, he is the center of a lot of things.
He tried to bring Detroit back by himself.
It's only 11. m.
But slow down at lunch.
Customers sit around a table made of recycled wood.
The waitress served sandwiches, and the top of the bread was tilted back to accommodate a pile of cattle bris stacked below.
Next up is a small pint of beer and a plate of melted cheddar cheese melted waffle fries.
There is no shy part here.
Detroit people don't like fancy things.
I was told by a local man that it was pants food. True that.
This is a small town where you can still get a plate of eggs and potato pancakes for $2. 50 (
In the place of dulish, a 24-
One hour dinner in silvernor)
In the Coney Island hot dog restaurant invented in Michigan, although the name inspires strong loyalty.
Curley is nearby but I can't refuse to order the meat.
After that, I continued to look for urban pioneers.
I finally found him in a cafe that had just opened, called Astro.
Kuli, 33, is unlikely to be the savior of the city.
The Michigan-based and former Louis Vuitton model has replaced Milan's runway with a twist sidewalk in Detroit, starting a new life.
He and his family started business six years ago.
We have a lot to do, he admits.
He taught his expertise to Astro and a craft cocktail bar sugar house next door.
He even helped fund and build a community parking lot.
Each new attraction becomes another beam supporting Corktown, a drooping factory community with vibrant Victoria gingerbread painted in bright colors and open spaces
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The room is a bit.
Everyone is welcome, and as we complete the American operating system, Cooley tells me.
He is talking about slowing down, but he can describe the city.
Detroit is authentic, he says.
This is a very unique city.
The next day, I found out the truth of Curley's statement and visited Dearborn, home to Ford Motor's world headquarters and emerging Arab countries
After visiting the Arab American National Museum with my guide, Fay Saad, I Demm was welcomed in Habib, a furnished Middle East restaurant that graduated from the wedding, birthday party.
Our family is like everyone else, Saad says with a rich Midwest accent like fire captain distelrath.
She invited me to accompany her to the American Islamic Center in Dearborn, the largest mosque in North America.
She was wearing a headscarf when we entered the sacred building. Itâx80x99s quiet.
Service meetings are being held.
We returned to the city center through the busy Warren Boulevard.
'Like a mini Beirut, when we pass by an Arabic coffee bakery, the air smells like baked beans, 'said Saad.
She added that I was referring to a sign promoting the best halal pizza in town!
We stopped at her favorite bakery, shatila stop s, where there was a wide variety of baklava and dates from Yemen, Syria and Lebanon and other sweets, where is the waiter social chat with the customer.
Although many women wear headscarves and often speak Arabic, Central America is as much as the Middle East. In fact, non-
British immigrants have a long tradition here.
Travelers often forget that Detroit is French like New Orleans.
Founded in 1701 by Cadillac ine Laumet de La Mothe Cadillac, Detroit shows its gurugan in street names such as livnois, Cady and Grette
I visited another religious attraction on Red Brick Street.
Anne de Detrot Church was founded by Cadillac settlers and the second oldest successive Roman Catholic parish in the United States.
The church and its outer square give off a charm of the old world, mixed with the rumbling roar of semis on the Ambassador Bridge of Windsor, Canada.
This contrast constitutes Detroit terroir, a French concept that gives a distinctive flavor to the region.
Detroit is a group of opponents like slousas.
The school barbecues in a trendy setting.
I visited the city center, the location of many of Detroit's cultural treasures, and the Detroit School of Art.
DIA is a classic white one.
A frosted cake of a building with dynamic and colorful murals on Diego Rivera's car assembly line.
The murals were commissioned by Edsel Ford in 1932.
Ford may be a wealthy industrialist, but he hired a Mexican communist to paint for his workers.
While some of the city's buildings are worn out, there are also buildings that shine again, especially the pre-war skyscrapers.
Detroit's art deco tower makes the tower in South Beach Miami look like a flower bed.
To get to know how they feel, I visited with architectural historian Dan Austin.
Austin says Detroit has one of the country's largest collection of roaring 20-something buildings.
You will find them in the city center, in the community and in the suburbs.
He listed a list of the most popular works: Fox Theater, Fisher House, and the penobcourt theater.
Not only art deco architecture, the residential development of the town of eithera in Lafayette Park is also the largest collection in
The residence of century modernist Smith van del Roch in the world.
Austin was explaining this when we were close to 40
Story Guardian Building
Built in a damnthe-
Cost way, this 1929 Tower is a machine-
Age bluffs of stainless steel, marble and nearly 2 million oranges-colored bricks.
'I like to call it a 'sacred cowboy building,' Austin says, as we enter the hall through heavy glass doors.
You see it and say Jesus!
I was looking at the arched space rising, on the fifth floor above the 60 th floor --foot-long lobby.
This interior will not be inappropriate in Oz.
The ceiling is finished in Aztec-
Design inspired tiles hexagon by Technicolor.
The walls and floors are covered with rare Numidian and lime marble.
There is a decorative metal grill between the hall and the one-time bank Hall, with a Tiffany glass clock in the middle.
I am trying to capture dazzling beauty on my iphone camera.
But even Apple's ingenuity is not fair to the place.
Other beautiful buildings are also changing their faces.
DoubleTree by Hilton hotel has reopened the Shelby Hotel.
Story Broderick will rent apartments to office workers in the city center.
Bradley McCallum said it was an art to renew old buildings, but to be loyal to the spirit of the original buildings, he helped manage the Westin Book Cadillac, one of Detroit's premier hotels, after a $0. 2 billion renovation, the company reopened in 2008.
McCallum and I will be dining at the Cadillac restaurant later in the day.
I'm making a rock city burger with bleu cheese, caramel onions and the restaurant's signature salty zipp sauce on it and keeping an eye on the hive of the event.
An elegant couple, a silver-gray woman, in the buzzing main room, the Swan passed by their table from us.
Outside Washington Avenue, a Hollywood film crew is filming a scene.
The lights of Klieg shine like diamonds.
I think New York is a little obsessed with Detroit, McCallum said.
It's hard to believe that the nightlife of this town used to be like this. the dead tourists will drive to the corner of Gross, a grid-and-
Prepared suburbs for fun.
I ended up going to the cafe with McCallum and more hipsters, artists and night owls.
The bartender offers spareribs and cocktails to mix Captain Butler's rum with the local soda Faygo, and the Detroit seems to be raving about everything.
This is the farthest side of midnight.
Maybe that rock. and-
Shake the speaker, or maybe the Faygo cocktail. Iâx80x99m tired.
I say goodbye and go to bed.
Tomorrow is my big day.
I want a circle of jade.
Jewelry is the grandest and greenest Park in Detroit on Bell Island, designed by Frederick Lao Omsted, who also designed New York's Central Park.
I am exploring Hotel 5 Bell Island. 5-
Miles on the loop, considering the city's flapjack-
Flat terrain and a creative tour of the cab, a start
The up bicycle store is located on the New River of the city. Co-
Owner Kelli Kavanaugh babbled on the list of guides: "We do car heritage, haunt Detroit, architectural tours, do you know we are a huge station on the underground railway?
We will take you to historic areas such as the Indian village on the east side.
There's great stuff in Detroit and there's a problem.
Let's show you both.
I started with 15 people near 982.
Island of Acre, riding a strong single bikespeed Kona.
Bell Island is located in the middle of the Detroit law River, connected to the city through a bridge and looks a bit shabby.
Tour guide Pat Ahrens talked frankly about the lack of money in the park, but also about the groups that worked hard to solve the problem.
We passed by the steamboat lovers who came to the Great Lakes Museum in Tucson, South Asians playing cricket, picnics eating hamburgers. hop.
The botanical gardens and greenhouses, the Art Deco marble lighthouse, the famous Detroit Yacht Club, and the magnificent views of Canada and Downton explain the painting.
Back on the Riverwalk, we took Dequindre Cut Greenway on the 1 Th. 35-mile-long below-
The city has become a bicycle lane that extends from the river to the Eastern Market.
I made a record for myself to visit the market later on Saturday.
I was a child when I last saw the Oriental market, but in fact it was very active.
But it is not the palace of precious food;
This is a work product and meat showroom that supports 250 independent merchants and suppliers whose products attract 40,000 shoppers every Saturday morning (
Tuesday in summer and autumn).
It was already crowded when I got to 9. m.
As I carried a bag of onions through the forklift, the smell of melon and cider filled the air. Chalk-
Letters of smoked lake trout and white bass, red spades, green wax beans and sweet corn.
As I walked past Dave Wilson, the hairy flower seller at Booth 468, he shouted out loud, with such a clear voice, through the hustle and bustle: Good morning! Good morning! Oh yeeeaaah!
Wilson sounds like a pioneer in a new city.
Detroit is still a big problem.
I 've heard a lot about corruption and red tape, but that's the context in which it's important to complain about it.
People try to get things done, rebuilt, reborn.
In Detroit, it seems natural for me to talk to a friendly stranger in the Market parking lot about these things.
Thomas Page, 62, is a retired police officer in Los Angeles wearing a T-shirt.
Detroit: An interesting side of 8 miles.
He was born and raised here and moved home from Southern California.
After I found out, I was not surprised when he told me that he had looked back.
He admits that there will never be such weather in Detroit.
But in the past six months, I have seen more changes than in the past five years.
We are speeding up our engine.
Detroit moved again.
I heard the flower seller whose voice rose from the hustle and bustle. âx80x9cOh yeeeaaah!