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10 emerging city neighborhoods

10 emerging city neighborhoods

Richard Florida , author, analyst, champion of great cities – and a fellow writer for The Atlantic – has picked 10 great city neighborhoods on the rise for USA Today . These were mostly a bit gritty not long ago, but are now adding vitality practically by the day and embodying the rebirth of US cities. As reported in an article by Larry Bleiberg , here they are, with excerpts from the article, a few embellishments by me, and photos that I found: H Street corridor, NE, Washington, DC. “One of Washington's earliest and busiest commercial districts, now home to theater companies, popular restaurants like Argonaut DC, and the HR-57 Center for the Preservation of Jazz and Blues. It’s also getting DC’s first modern streetcar line. Wynwood and Design District, Miami. “As galleries and boutiques have moved into converted low-rise warehouses, art and fashion has flourished.” Fremon...

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