Thousands of abandoned properties litter the landscape of Northeast Ohio. Concerns about criminal activity hidden inside these former homes and storefronts have prompted local officials to lobby for federal demolition funds to remove the blight. But, some area activists question whether destruction is always the answer. ideastream’s David C. Barnett reports on some local efforts to find alternatives to the bulldozers.
Listen to the podcast here: Area Neighborhoods Look For a Balance Between Demolition and Rehab (WCPN)