Plan to Demolish Half of Public Housing for New Use Advances


A Virginia city council has voted to pursue demolishing around half of the city's public housing for redevelopment.

The Virginian-Pilot reports that Norfolk's 7-1 vote Tuesday advances the effort to replace the 200-acre (81-hectare) area that encompasses the Tidewater Gardens, Calvert Square and Young Terrace public housing communities with a mixed-use development featuring mixed-income communities...

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