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Urban Blight: Philadelphia’s promising fix
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Once an industrial powerhouse, Philadelphia is now plagued by more than 40,000 vacant lots. These sites are more than just an eyesore, they're physical proof of an ongoing blight. One nonprofit, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is trying to change that by transforming vacant lots into green spaces and community gardens.
Once an industrial powerhouse, Philadelphia is now plagued by more than 40,000 vacant lots. These sites are more than just an eyesore, they're physical proof of an ongoing blight. One nonprofit, the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, is trying to change that by transforming vacant lots into green spaces and community gardens.
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