HELP FOR TROUBLED PLACES


What can be done for our older communities that have experienced decline?  The reasons we should care are numerous.  Rising crime, unsafe buildings, struggling public schools – all these issues and more can be traced back to a simple lack of reinvestment in parts of our cities.  How do we bring reinvestment back?  How do we reignite hope in a place?  One simple but big-impact thing we can do is to re-zone for mixed use walkable centers!
From the B.A. Watkins Blog, originally posted 4/24/2013 by Barry Watkins
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