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Through the years
How is might have looked
Alfred Street Pictures and Maps
Henry T. Brush and Jeanie Flora Campbell
Structures of Henry T. Brush
Alanson J. Fox
Speaches of Alanson J. Fox
1943 Detroit Riot
Population Change in Detroit
Rise of Architecture in Detroit
le détroit (The Straits)
Tiger Stadium, 100 Years On
Who Makes It?
House Photos for Sale
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All these walls still in existence as of August/September 2009.
While staring at a segment of the Berlin Wall on display at the Seattle Center in Seattle Washington, a homeless man commented,
Border of Detroit and Grosse Point Park illustrating the abandonment of the city.
Walls erected on several residential streets that use to run unhindered between Detroit and Grosse Point Park.
Location of "The Walls".
Korte Ave. Wall
Brooks St. Wall
Goethe Ave. Wall
Wall erected near 8 Mile and Wyoming in the 1940's to separate White residents on the west side from the Black residents that were living on the east side. Developers erected the wall to get FHA mortgage guarantees and loans.
Location of "Wyoming Wall".
Various pictures of "Wyoming Wall" along its remaining length.
2010 US Census Data for Tri-County are that includes Detroit (Wayne Oakland, and Macomb counties)
Source: Census 2010 Population, Information on Census population change by race from 2000 to 2010 for every county and community in Southeast Michigan. [http://www.semcog.org/Data/bysubject.cfm?mcd=8999#people] (1/31/2012)
Detroit Public School Race Demographic Data, latest published as of 2/2012
Surprisingly, the above data shows that even with the vast majority of students in the district being Black, that there are still segregated schools. This is most evident in the the 14 schools where Hispanics are in the majority. These few schools contain the vast majority of the Hispanic student population.
Source: Combined School Profile Reports, Detroit Public Schools, School Profile Reports [http://detroitk12.org/schools/reports/profiles/School%20Profiles.pdf] (2/12/2012)
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