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To Revitalize, Inner Suburbs Need Eminent Domain

Tom Bier argues that until state policies change to accomodate the needs of older, built-out suburbs, eminent domain is a tool that makes sense.
October 15, 2003, 9am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The controversy in Lakewood over the West End redevelopment project epitomizes the dilemma that many "old" inner communities are in as they battle decline in competition with "new" outer communities...If suburbs such as Lakewood cannot use eminent domain, they are trapped in decline."

Thanks to Sarah Wean

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Published on Tuesday, October 14, 2003 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer

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