Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Detroit”

Teachout: Why The DIA Should Be Saved

The Wall Street Journal‘s Terry Teachout says it’s not enough for supporters …

Posted August 3rd, 2013

Must Pensioners Suffer For Art?

Peter Schjeldahl, the art critic of The New Yorker, is sad about …

Posted July 27th, 2013

Culture And A City’s Future

Continuing the conversation about the role local culture plays in the economic …

Posted July 24th, 2013

‘Speramus Meliora. Resurget Cineribus.’

I am a sucker for decline-and-fall narratives, mostly, I think, because I …

Posted July 24th, 2013

Did Detroit Just Die?

The City of Detroit has gone bankrupt. From the Times: For Detroit, the …

Posted July 18th, 2013

Black Flight

A few months ago on this blog, we had a long comments …

Posted June 17th, 2013

Selling Detroit’s Patrimony

Virginia Postrel makes the case for the city of Detroit selling off …

Posted June 11th, 2013

Firewalling Art In Detroit

The Detroit Free Press reports that the cash-strapped city, which owes $15 …

Posted May 24th, 2013

Can A Place Cease To Exist?

Just down the hill from where I live sits the former town …

Posted May 15th, 2013