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Peter O'Dowd

A proposed development in Phoenix would link the polished towers of downtown with the traditionally poor Grant Park neighborhood.

There’s a movement afoot to bring new money into urban areas all over the country. And surprisingly Phoenix, Arizona, is a part of that movement. The city has long been famous for its suburban sprawl.

But now plans are moving ahead to link high-rise downtown with a neighboring Latino barrio that wealthy developers have ignored for the better part of a hundred years. From the Fronteras Desk, Peter O’Dowd reports.


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