The Blight Watch

Lind, Diana
September 2010
Next American City;Fall2010, Issue 28, p56
An interview with leaders on the campaign against urban blight in Detroit, Michigan and New Orleans, Louisiana is presented. When asked if the non-reduction of land mass in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina has affected blighted property issues, Nicole Heyman replies that it has made their work extremely challenging. Heidi Mucherie states that her work includes communicating with and advising people involved in the planning process in Detroit. Jennifer Leonard highlights the need to sustain the changed perceptions of people through communication.


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