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From Vacant Storefronts to New Neighborhoods

Let’s face it: While commercial strips may provide convenience, they are frequently unattractive. With changing retail patterns, they are also increasingly under-utilized. Urban planners see a new future for them as locations for a mixture of housing a …

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Launched in 1975, the Bay Area Monitor is published six times a year by the League of Women Voters of the Bay Area. It primarily covers transportation, air quality, water, open space, and land use issues in the nine-county San Francisco Bay Area.

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