i'm not sure what you mean by 'option'. looks like they took an abandoned building in a run down part of town (which exist in all towns, including flint) and found a good use for it. flint could use more of these types of interventions. it is happening in detroit.
Agreed...Flint should take advantage of what it has. I think this project is great. I just meant that Atlanta has an economy that gives people the option of converting abandoned buildings like this one into thriving businesses. Right now, Flint just has the abandoned buildings.
I like the idea I heard on NPR about demolishing abandoned homes and selling them to the adjorning neighbor to use as a garden. Sure would be a hell of alot of tomatos...
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