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Old 02-08-2014, 04:17 PM
Location: Oakland, CA
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Cool story about a new city park in a mid-sized city in Mexico. Not only did it improve quality of life for the residents, crime and drug dealing I. The new park area decreased by half. Interesting notes about how the park was funded as well by different government agencies and private industry.

In Mexico, a City's Scar Becomes its Most Prized Park - Ana Arana - The Atlantic Cities

**i meant QOL benefits in my title.
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Old 04-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Location: In the heights
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Pretty awesome story. Definitely a win-win for all sides.
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