Block by block

Block by block

There are 3 comments on the Mountain Xpress story from Sep 3, 2013, titled Block by block. In it, Mountain Xpress reports that:

After years of failed plans, scuppered developments and legal battles, downtown's historically African-American Eagle Street neighborhood, The Block, may finally see major growth and redevelopment.

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ApePeeD

Since: Mar 13

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#1 Sep 4, 2013
> 62 affordable housing units

Christjeez, how many "affordable housing units" does this city have <0_o>
Cinderella

Candler, NC

#2 Sep 4, 2013
Too many. And they all will be like projects in no time.

Coming to a neighborhood near EVERYONE soon!
ApePeeD

Since: Mar 13

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#3 Sep 4, 2013
Cinderella wrote:
Too many.
It's one thing if they were to say, "we're tearing down the enormous public housing buildings and replacing them with an equal number of smaller sized units dispersed throughout the city, in an effort to control crime."

But that's not what we're hearing. We just see, "more huge public housing, more huge public housing."

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