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WATCH: What Do People In Chicago Really Think About Detroit?

On a recent trip to the windy city, we decided to hit the streets and ask a simple question to anyone who would talk to us – and we found lots of people would. What do you think about Detroit? There’s always this talk about positive buzz about Detroit in other cities, and we wanted to find out if this was truly the case. In this Daily Detroit original video, which should be taken more as fun than as science, we hit a few neighborhoods by L-Train and city bus from our downtown crash pad suc...

WATCH: What Do People In Chicago Really Think About Detroit?

Chicago and Detroit have a unique relationship. We are similar in many ways, and in others, we are definitely not. And in some areas, like sports, we’re bitter rivals. Both cities lost something near a million people since the 1950’s. That said, Chicago still has 2.6 million people as of 2010 where Detroit’s was down to just north of 700,000 (and now, even less). Whereas since 2010 Detroit’s population has continued to drop, the city of Chicago has actually grown. Detroit’s 139 square miles is...

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