Detroit debates: raze neighborhoods, replace with farms

“Things that were unthinkable are now becoming thinkable,” says James W. Hughes, dean of the School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University, with regard to radical renewal plans for the city that used to be famous for “farming” Mustangs and Impalas. Current plans include the idea of converting about a quarter of Detroit’s 139 square miles from urban to semi-rural conditions, which would include farms and orchards. Read more about the un-citying of Detroit here.

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