The city of Detroit is not dead at all

“The once famous motorcity Detroit in decay…” is what you probably heard the last few years when media described the situation of this city in the US. Well, that is only one side of this story…

Today, the young people of the Motor City are making it their own DIY paradise where rules are second to passion and creativity. They are creating the new Detroit on their own terms, against real adversity.

Palladium, the boots brand, started a campaign to show this other face. Together with Johnny Knoxville (yes the Jackass-one) you can check out this journey, captured in these great videos!







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  • http://twitter.com/dyrmdaily/status/25202337326 DoYouReadMe Daily

    The city of Detroit is not dead. Stunning video. http://bit.ly/aYI4jg

  • Lad

    Wow. love it, i’m from Dubblin but want to move now :)

  • Lad

    wow. Im from Dublin, but want to move now!

  • Walt

    Hahahaha. Knoxville: “…and who’s got a sister.” Detroit rox!

  • http://twitter.com/robkooiman/status/25204693134 Rob Kooiman

    Inspiring DIY city! RT @DYRMDaily: The city of Detroit is not dead. Stunning video. http://bit.ly/aYI4jg

  • http://twitter.com/lisahorstman/status/25210978796 Lisa Horstman

    RT @DYRMDaily: The city of Detroit is not dead. Stunning video. http://bit.ly/aYI4jg

  • http://twitter.com/dyrmdaily/status/25276583929 DoYouReadMe Daily

    Detroit is not dead! With Johnny Knoxville. http://su.pr/1IMMGn

  • http://twitter.com/contempomonkey/status/12086461645979648 David Green

    You think your city/country has it bad, Detroit doing something about it. http://bit.ly/eudhY7. Thanks @DYRMDaily

  • http://twitter.com/contempomonkey/status/21513070069153792 David Green

    Compare The Guardian's out-dated view on Detroit http://bit.ly/gs59dF vs. more forward-thinkers': http://bit.ly/eudhY7 #Guardian

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