Thursday, February 14, 2013

A Tale of Two Boom Towns

VDH writes:
In August 1945, Hiroshima was in shambles, while Detroit was among the most innovative and wealthiest cities in the world. Contemporary Hiroshima now resembles a prosperous Detroit of 1945; parts of Detroit look like they were bombed decades ago.
Rather puts things in perspective, no?

Hiroshima, 1945? No. Detroit, 2010

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