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The Decline of Detroit [Infographic]

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

In light of the fact that Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in the history of the U.S. earlier this year, here’s a closer look at the decline of the Motor City, courtesy of the International Business Times.

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Hat Tip: Visual.ly

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  1. Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    Yes, yes, these charts do not lie… But they only tell a sliver of the story. It’s like someone looking at your medical chart and telling your fortune… There are so many variables…

    • Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 at 5:21 pm

      I agree that the infographic doesn’t tell the whole story but it does reveal quite a bit and provides context for understanding Detroit’s bankruptcy.

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