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What is the true value of a vacant or abandoned building?

Audrey Henderson / July 24, 2014 / sustainablecitiescollective.com

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What is the true value of a vacant or abandoned building?

Vacant or abandoned buildings can often appear to be more of a challenge than an opportunity for communities. The Hidden Value in Abandoned Buildings (HViAB) tool could change that in Chicago. The tool, which was created during the CNT 2012 Reinventing Chicago Hackathon, matches vacant and abandoned buildings with amenities located within a half mile radius to help uncover their hidden value and potential for future use.

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