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URP Professor Dewar discusses blotting in Detroit on NPR’s All Things Considered

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

URP Professor Dewar discusses blotting in Detroit on NPR’s All Things Considered

Professor of Urban and Regional Planning Margaret Dewar was featured in "Blotting – Not Squatting – In Detroit Neighborhoods," a story aired on December 5, 2011, on National Public Radio. Common in Detroit, blots are vacant land between the size of a lot and a city blot. Dewar references to blotting as "an everyday remaking" and "over time it becomes a dominant feature of the city." The residents of Detroit are beginning to take over these empty spaces to reshape their neighborhood.

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