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Uneven Terrain

Detroit Lives

Johnny Knoxville and VBSspend time with the creative badasses quietly rebuilding Detroit.
September 27, 2010, 12:00am

The Motor City has been declared dead more times than Rasputin. But over the last few years, while The News Media (and Dutch tourists) were hemming and hawing over a few neglected streets that had started to look more like meadows, a bunch of creative badasses were quietly buying abandoned 9-story buildings, filling them with everyone they knew, and making Detroit actually pretty fucking incredible. Our old buddy Johnny Knoxville paid a visit to the D to explore for himself.