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Reclaiming Detroit

The Ideas Arcade

Detroit is a city with a story to tell.

A city with some 70,000 abandoned buildings, and a staggering 31,000 empty homes. A city who's story is best told by these beautiful and poignant photos from DetroitUrbex.

But Detroit is also a city which is taking back control of its future: creating business incubation spaces, urban growing projects and re-purposed container 'story boxes'.

Click through to read more about where Detroit has come from, but more importantly where it's going.

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