Youngstown Ohio

Youngstown:  the struggle to shrink to prosperity

Youngstown: the struggle to shrink to prosperity

As DC.StreetsBlog reports, about 10 years ago, Youngstown, Ohio created a community plan designed to help the city cope with a massive downsizing of its economy and population: The city would start by tearing down the abandoned houses that depressed neighboring property values and acted as magnets for crime. Their hope was that some neighborhoods […]

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