“The strategic location of a library at one end of a heritage block, and a smart wine shop at the other, can lead to an empty block becoming home to a coffee shop, a bakery, a cheese shop and a bookstore.

Public institutions like the Post Office, the library, and the liquor store have been gathering places in communities for generations. Strategically used to leverage economic renewal, they not only restore a street but begin to rebuild a community’s tax base.”

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