Michael A. Fletcher

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Presidents' grand plans fail in Detroit

Aug 12, 2013

Presidents' grand plans fail in Detroit

During the Nixon years, Detroit’s business elite laid plans for the glittering Renaissance Center retail and office complex. The Ford and Carter administrations brought the “People Mover,” an elevated rail loop around downtown that hardly anybody rides today. Other presidential administrations introduced enterprise zone ...