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New Urbanists Divided On Use Of Eminent Domain

Some link property condemnation with failed renewal projects; others see eminent domain as an essential tool.

"The US Supreme Court’s June decision upholding the use of eminent domain for a “public purpose” such as urban economic development has touched off strong disagreement on whether New Urbanism should endorse or reject the government’s power of condemnation."

Thanks to Karenn Gobrecht

Full Story: New urbanists divided on use of eminent domain

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