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D_mcc
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Posted on Sunday, March 08, 2009 - 12:16 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

Postive article...From Treehugger:

We have wondered if the attraction of cheap real estate might lead to the revitalization of rust belt cities into greener, more self sufficient communities. Toby Barlow writes in the New York Times about her move to Detroit, (into a famous Miesian townhouse community) but also of others there who are rebuilding a neighbourhood, complete...

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http://www.treehugger.com/file s/2009/03/the-move-to-detroit. php

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03 /08/opinion/08barlow.html?_r=1
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Wazootyman
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Thanks for this. An oddly uplifting article.

(Message edited by wazootyman on March 08, 2009)
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Urbanoutdoors
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bump
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Gravitymachine
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quote:

Toby Barlow writes in the New York Times about her move to Detroit


fyi, toby is a dude.
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Detroitnerd
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Posted on Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 12:06 pm: Edit PostDelete PostMove Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

With a name like Toby, he's probably not THAT much of a "dude". ;)

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