Development Authority Seizes Control of Boardwalk

Is Park Place next? In Atlantic City, the newly-created Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) has taken control of the city's casino district.

"In grand Moses style," writes Tom Stoelker, "CRDA, created in January, took control of a large swath of the city on May 1, including the entire Boardwalk, the Marina District, the convention center, an outdoor mall called The Walk, and a 143-acre former airport known as Bader Field."

The move seizes control of the district from Atlantic City planners and government.

Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford says in the article:

"...if there's anything in the city that has worked well it has been planning and zoning."

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