Tuesday, July 09, 2013

"The city is past being a city now; it’s gone."

The NYT has a front-page story today on Detroit:  "Financial Crist Just a Symptom of Detroit's Woes."

And the Washington Post's Charles Lane has a related column.  He says the emergency manager's report "tells a harrowing story of institutional rot and social collapse."

Sadly, that may be the best argument of all against deaccessioning in this case:  sales of artwork won't make a lick of difference.  The city's too far gone.