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Historic Kenwood program gains national nod

Historic Kenwood has come a long way since it's charming bungalows first captured the rehabbers' imagination a few decades ago.

But skyrocketing sale prices and eager bungalow tourists aren't the only signs of the neighborhood's success.

At the Neighborhoods, USA national conference in Memphis on Friday, the neighborhood won first place in the "Physical Revitalization-Single Neighborhood" category.

The prize honored the neighborhood's partnership program, which paired volunteers and city crew to repair and spruce up six homes and assisted nearby neighborhoods in setting up similar ventures.

You can read more about the effort here

Neighborhoods,USA is a national non-profit dedicated to strengthening neighborhood organizations. 


[Last modified: Friday, May 27, 2016 5:39pm]


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