An article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution highlights the drain on public funds of mixed-use development near the new stadiums in Cincinnati. But perhaps in an effort to tell a cautionary tale, the AJC missed a couple much more encouraging stories from other cities that have combined publicly-funded stadiums with new development. Continue reading
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