What is the first word that pops into your mind when you think of Detroit? My guess? It’s most likely “bankruptcy.”
The next things you think of are probably violence, segregation, economic implosion, political scandal or the decrepit and abundant abandoned buildings that line the outskirts and cluster the heart of the city.
In 2008, Detroit had the highest murder rate in the nation. The city had been burdened with 40.7 homicides per 100,000 residents.
It was ranked by Forbes as the...