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27 February 2012

On Friday, The Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation held a ground-breaking ceremony for forty-five new homes in Garfield. As this article in the Post-Gazette describes, this effort is the “last leg of a decade-long, $24 million scattered-site effort that has coincided with a 45 percent drop in crime” in the neighborhood.

Read more about the BGC’s efforts and Garfield residents’ reactions here and here.

photo via Marquette University’s Flickr stream

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