10 transformed neighborhoods

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With help from the American Planning Association, Forbes hand-picked 10 neighborhoods once down on their luck where money, politics, and time have successfully transformed the areas into bona fide hot spots.

August 29, 2011
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With help from the American Planning Association, Forbes hand-picked 10 neighborhoods once down on their luck where money, politics, and time have successfully transformed the areas into bona fide hot spots. They looked at local economy, housing, public and private funds invested, green spaces and local entertainment for this list.

  • Lower Manhattan, New York
  • LoDo, Denver, Colo.
  • Charles Village, Baltimore, Md.
  • Downtown Fargo, Fargo, N.D.
  • The Paseo, Oklahoma City, Okla.
  • Browne’s Addition, Spokane, Wash.
  • Borough of Collingswood, N.J.
  • Downtown Greenville, Greenville, S.C.
  • Downtown Salem, Salem, Mass.
  • Montrose, Houston, Texas

For more information:
www.forbes.com/pictures/mhj45emgi/lower-manhattan-in-new-york-city-ny

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