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Tell anyone you're planning to visit Detroit, and watch their eyebrows shoot up in confusion. They'll exclaim 'Why?' and warn you that Detroit is broke, has off-the-charts homicide rates, and nearly 80,000 abandoned buildings and foreclosed homes. While Detroit has bombed-out, apocalyptic feel, these qualities power a raw urban energy you won't find elsewhere. Artists, entrepreneurs and young people are coming to Detroit, converting vacant lots into urban farms and empty buildings into cafes and museums. But there's a long way to go, and how the city navigates the tricky path to recovery is still to be seen.