Source: Mullen, Arthur and Andrew Koper, Historic Detroit Neighborhoods, Cityscape Detroit, August 8, 2003, https://web.archive.org/web/20071010073930/http://www.cityscapedetroit.org:80/Detroit_neighborhoods.html# HISTORIC DETROIT NEIGHBORHOODS Detroit is composed of many neighborhoods, each with a unique history and features. Not many people are aware of them all or where they are located. Cityscape Detroit has created this map. Arthur Mullen researched this information. Andrew […]

Readers: Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, the author of the seminal book, Storytelling with Data, announced a monthly challenge last Tuesday to the data visualization community at large. Coles reasoning behind this was as follows, One of the best ways to learn is to do. This is something I strongly believe. We learn and get better through practice […]

Happy holidays, Detroit! This 1885 poster shows the various models of sleighs offered by the Detroit Bending and Sleigh Co. Works at Milwaukee Junction Station, Detroit – still appropriate for anyone dashing through the snow today. Source: Detroit Historical Society  

Readers: As many of you know, I am a born and raised Detroiter. Despite living in Arizona most of my adult life, I still root for the hometown sports team, seem to be able to find another Detroiter in a crowded room, and long for Sanders Hot Fudge and Lafayette Coney Island hot dogs and […]

Readers: So, when I left Detroit Monday evening, they had just reached their fourth snowiest winter of all recorded time. The Detroit Free Press newspaper had even included this infographic to show you snowfall in Detroit and its surrounding areas plus the all-time snowiest winter vertical bar chart. However, by midnight, an additional 3.5 inches of […]

Readers: Well, today is day two of my quick trip to Detroit, my hometown. As a young boy, my brother, friends and I would ride our bikes over to the Redford Theatre to see movies. For 50 cents, we would watch the old Batman serials on Saturday, the latest Billy Jack movie, or the latest […]