Rehabilitation vs. Redevelopment

Check out this article from NextCity.org:

Rehabilitation vs. Redevelopment

Interesting thoughts here, as we can visualize this through the lens of Philadelphia. Β We often speak of the “Urban Renewal” phenomenon in the 1970’s as a mistake, but are we still making those same decisions now? Β This issue is easy to see in large, sprawling cities but even smaller towns should take a look at their historic properties.

Full link to the article:Β http://nextcity.org/daily/entry/a-lot-of-tiny-pieces-lost-historic-preservation-vacant-properties

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