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Detroit: Overview

A guide with resources on Detroit, including its history, culture, and data and data visualizations.


This guide will help you learn about the history of Detroit and provide information on places to visit if you're new to town, as well as featuring statistics about the current population, urban planning and gentrification.


Southeast Michigan Council of Governments
SEMCOG is a go-to source for information on economic development, transportation, environment and infrastructure, among others.

Model D
This weekly online magazine, covering stories of creativity and innovation, is published on Tuesdays.

A Brief History of Detroit
An exhibit by Central Michigan University, this website is entirely textual but features an in-depth view of Detroit at various points throughout its history.

College for Creative Studies website