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Mixed-use Neighborhoods Reduce Some Violent Crimes, Study Says

September 21, 2010

Christopher Browning Mixed-use neighborhoods that combine residential and business development may help lead to lower levels of some types of violent crime, a new study suggests. The results were just as true in impoverished neighborhoods as they were in more affluent areas, offering one possible way of improving blighted areas, according to the researchers. Full Story

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