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Urban Redevelopment

Which Way to a Better Future for Baltimore?

Jared Green | Posted 04.06.2017 | Impact
Jared Green

Baltimore can either preserve and build on its past or make a break with it to succeed in the future. These two competing visions for this shrinking Mid-Atlantic city of 622,000 were presented to hundreds at the Lovely Lane Church, the "mother church" of Methodism, in Baltimore.

The Federal Government Didn't Lose the War on Poverty -- It Retreated

Anthony W. Orlando | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
Anthony W. Orlando

This historical amnesia is a dangerous mistake. It poisons our hearts with pessimism. It blinds us to the lessons and solutions we need. Most New Yorkers have no idea how prevalent poverty used to be -- or how their predecessors made it go away.

A New Park Transforms A Madrid Neighborhood

www.nytimes.com | Posted 12.27.2011 | Travel

Twenty-seven miles of new tunnels were dug; countless tons of granite installed to make paths and fountains; some 8,000 pine trees planted. A new, ...

Warren Buffett Tackles Poverty In Inner-City Neighborhoods

USA Today | Posted 11.30.2011 | Impact

Warren Buffett was in Indianapolis this week to lend his support to a new holistic approach to urban redevelopment. It's an idea he's betting will hel...