Leonard H. Craver

Leonard H. Craver
Leonard H. "Tony" Craver

Friday, June 22, 2018

HOW CAN GOOD BE BAD


       Have you ridden into Durham recently on the Durham Freeway from east to west? If you haven’t, you will not recognize the place. There are new buildings and cranes everywhere. The explosion of new business in downtown Durham is a result of the urbanization desires of its citizens. Or the urbanizations desires of the citizens may be a result of the investments in downtown Durham. Either way, revitalization of the downtown area has greatly expanded into the surrounding formerly low income housing areas. All of this new construction growth creates concern about where former residents of these areas go and how they can afford to live.