Inner-City Construction Boom Could Stall

Cleveland's goal of building 1,000 new homes a year could hit a snag: most of the good sites are taken.

October 28, 2002, 11:00 AM PST

By Abhijeet Chavan @

"After almost a decade of building, much of the prime land - most of which came from the city land bank - has been claimed. In most neighborhoods, it's becoming difficult to find enough adjacent lots to build new houses."

Thanks to Alex Pagano

Sunday, October 27, 2002 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Soldier Field

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A screengrab of the Caharlotte Future virtual open house.

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An aerial image of the neighborhood of Buckman in Portland, Oregon.

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