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Phoenix to transform vacant lot into hub for agriculture, art, public gatherings

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Phoenix to transform vacant lot into hub for agriculture, art, public gatherings
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November 26, 2012
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Cronkite News
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PHOENIX – Surrounded by food trucks, mural artists and 200 boxed trees, Mayor Greg Stanton announced plans Monday to transform a 15-acre midtown lot into a place for growing crops, displaying artwork and holding public gatherings.

Phoenix mayor kicks off revitalization project to transform vacant lot into public space

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Phoenix mayor kicks off revitalization project to transform vacant lot into public space
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November 26, 2012
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Downtown Devil
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Mayor Greg Stanton kicked off a revitalization project for a 15-acre vacant lot in midtown Phoenix with excitement on Monday.

A Vacant Lot in Phoenix Offers Refugees a Taste of Home

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A Vacant Lot in Phoenix Offers Refugees a Taste of Home
Date: 
November 26, 2012
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New York Times
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PHOENIX – Hussein Al Hamka is going to farm his famous cucumbers on a 15-acre vacant lot in the heart of this city, where nearly half of all lots sit empty and unused.

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