Detroit fights blight 1 neighborhood at a time by seizing, selling or razing derelict homes

  • by: COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 15, 2014 - 10:05 AM

DETROIT — Anthony Brown keeps his home of 36 years in good shape, but it is an island of tranquility in a sea of blight in Detroit's Marygrove neighborhood. There is a vacant house next door, another across the street and still others farther down Wisconsin Street.

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