Turning Blight into Beauty?

According to the Salon.com article, “Abandoned homes are the future: Imaginative ideas turn blight into beauty,” vacant property renaissance is a technique that cities are using to fight back to establish a revitalized urban landscape. Land banks, at the center of this renaissance, are a “city authority that can take control over thousands of abandoned
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Cuyahoga County Land Bank is Successful!

Two years ago, the Cuyahoga Couty Land Reutilization Corporation (CCLRC) was created.  The organization, also known as the Land Bank, is a non-profit corporation committed to community revitalization.  Since its inception, CCLRC strives to acquire abandoned properties and give them to communities for redevelopment or designate them for demolition, effectively combating the real estate speculation
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