Riverfront Revival

Communities, nationwide, are spending millions to revitalize riverfront and lakefront properties.
July 16, 2003, 12pm PDT | Connie Chung
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Riverfront and lakefront cities, which "became ghost towns when the manufacturing sector collapsed in the 1980s" are making a comeback ascommunities nationwide with riverfront or lakefront properties are spending millions "to undo years of neglect and restore shorelines to public use to spur downtown revitalization." Many experts agree that today, "a healthy waterway is synonymous with economic well being...."

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Published on Tuesday, July 15, 2003 in The Chicago Tribune
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