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Redefining Rust Belt: An Exchange of Strategies by the Cities of Baltimore, Cleveland, Detroit, and Philadelphia

By: Robin Newberger & Maude Toussaint-Comeau On June 18, 2013, the Federal Reserve Bank branches of Richmond, Cleveland, Philadelphia, and Chicago-Detroit hosted a video-conference that brought together community development practitioners and policymakers to discuss the strategies in each city to … Continue reading

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Community Development and Policy Studies Update

Written by Emily Engel This blog is a summary of Community Development and Policy Studies topics in the Seventh District from the latest CDPS Survey. According to the latest CDPS survey: The biggest issue impacting the health of housing markets … Continue reading

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Gary Profile

Background on Gary, Indiana Gary is located 25 miles south of Chicago, Illinois. It borders Lake Michigan, the water source for the steel mills that once dominated the area. The city, named after U.S. Steel founder, Elbert Gary, has tracked … Continue reading

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Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI)

Welcome to the Community Development and Policy Studies (CDPS) blog about the Industrial Cities Initiative (ICI) project.  The ICI will culminate in a symposium where we will present our findings on February 28, 2012.  Our team will blog about the … Continue reading

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