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Evolution of Decay: Watch American Buildings Fall Into Ruin Over 40+ Years | Urbanist

Architecture that was at its prime in the 1970s has slowly fallen into decline and often ruin thanks to decades of neglect, especially in America’s poorest and most racially segregated communities, including Gary, Detroit, Camden and Harlem.

Source: Evolution of Decay: Watch American Buildings Fall Into Ruin Over 40+ Years | Urbanist

In Focus: Adaptive Reuse Gaining Traction in the Office Market – Area Development

A large section of the U.S. population is currently regaining a taste for urban living and moving from suburbs back into redeveloped cities. Many of these individuals are attracted to buildings that maintain historical elements and character, features that cannot be built from the ground up. This is true across all kinds of real estate, but none more so than office. As companies compete to attract the best talent possible, locating in a redeveloped building — with its character, charm, and amenities — is becoming a key part of recruitment and retention strategies.

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