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D.C. Housing Authority: Impacting the quality of lives of the families it serves

With its focus on the future and the ever-changing backdrop of affordable housing in our nation’s capital, the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) has spent much of 2014 and the years before developing and preserving its existing affordable housing stock for the thousands of low-income persons and families in need.  596 more words

10 ways to get to a more vibrant central Connecticut

Staff | CTfastrak

A vibrant community is a livable community. One that connects people to everything they need – jobs, housing, business opportunities and health care centers—making their lives better and easier. 297 more words

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Silicon Valley sprawls East: How tech jobs, housing and transit are shaping a megaregion

Lauren Hepler | Silicon Valley Business Journal\

On the outside, the SpinDx technology pioneered at Livermore’s Sandia National Laboratory looks like little more than a beige cube with a retro CD player on one end. 285 more words

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Modernity Britain; A Shake of the Dice by David Kynaston

“Whose book was Tony Hancock struggling to read in the Hancock episode Bedsitter in 1961*?” asks David Kynaston in a surprise quiz of obscure facts from the era of his book. 451 more words

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On the Growth of Victorian London

The nineteenth century ushered in a worldwide trend of urban growth and industrialisation, with London’s population swelling by more than three million over the course of the century, and by as much again in the first decade of the twentieth century, as the ‘contagion of numbers’ drew migrants from all over. 558 more words

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'Iconic' high-rise building wanted to replace downtown Minneapolis parking lot

The City of Minneapolis is aiming high with its downtown revamp plans by seeking proposals to build an “iconic” new building over a current parking lot. 828 more words

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Rail projects rise on the urgency meter for North Carolina's Triangle Transit

Angela Cotey | Progressive Railroading

Triangle Transit is advancing plans to build a light-rail line that will connect Chapel Hill and East Durham, N.C. The 17-mile Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project would include stops at the University of North Carolina, its hospitals, residential and business districts, Duke University and Duke Medical Center, downtown Durham and North Carolina Central University. 225 more words

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