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Watch: 'Revitalization Without Gentrification'

Chuck Marohn of Strong Towns sits down for an interview with Derek Avery, "a community-conscious real-estate developer based in Dallas, TX."
May 31, 2019, 5am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Derek Avery has made a career of "revitalization without gentrification." Avery's company, COIR Holdings, "takes a holistic approach to the neighborhoods it works in: not just building affordable homes, but forging relationships and seeking to lift up both the place and the people who already live there," according to the Strong Towns introduction to the video above. 

The question of how to invest in struggling neighborhoods with displacing the residential community and local culture already living there is one of the biggest questions facing cities all over the world. This video offers over an hour of conversation on this complex and challenging topic.

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Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in Strong Towns
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