The Dorthea Dix Hospital will close in 2007, leaving Raleigh, NC with the opportunity to create a master plan for the redevelopment of 315 hilly acres. There are many differing opinions on what the future site should be, ranging from a public park, to high-density private development, or even another hospital, but Kathy Madden feels the community is the expert; “That mental hospital and that land is in an existing community and has stakeholders already. They’re the ones who should decide.”

The Community is the Expert on Future Raleigh Development was last modified: March 6th, 2012 by ksalay@pps.org
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