For The Greater Good

Proponents of Eminent Domain go to battle with small landowners in the name of "public purpose."

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October 25, 2000, 9:00 AM PDT

By Laura Kraft


If there is a ground zero in the eminent domain wars nationally, it is the intersection of Fifth and Forbes in the heart of Pittsburgh's old retail core. There, a major battle is under way over a massive redevelopment project that could demolish more than 60 buildings housing 100 small businesses in order to make way for an upscale retail center anchored by a Nordstrom's department store.

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