Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Revitalization in Roanoke, Virginia.

Certain revitalization themes therein seem applicable to us, while others not. Thanks to W for the link.

Virginia Developer Is on a Mission to Revive His Town, by Melena Ryzik (New York Times)

... Ringed by the Blue Ridge Mountains and for generations a successful rail hub, it now has a median income of about $35,000 and is trying to reinvent itself for a different economy: a medical school opened in 2010, and a bike shop is planning to move into the massive old transportation museum.

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