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Philadelphia is experimenting with the latest trend in public housing: creating low-density, mixed income communities in historic-looking rowhouses.

Subsidized housing in Philadelphia is starting to look more like the rest of the neighborhood. The reviled high-rise towers have come down---and in their place have come brick-front Victorian-esque rowhouses. The mix of rentals and owner-occupied homes front streets newly integrated with the existing grid.

Thanks to Deborah Myerson

Full Story: Low-rise, High hopes

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