Detroit: The 'Shrinking City' That Isn't Actually Shrinking | AP Human Geography |
We're often told that Detroit has been abandoned—but the metro area is stable, and addressing sprawl is still a challenge...


Population size and physical size...not always as correlated as one might assume in this age of urban sprawl.  This details some of the difficulties in revitalizing abandoned sections of a city when the economic motive to expand outward is so easy. 

Via Seth Dixon