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    Art at the Scale of Landscape
    Altitude was the first air conditioner. Come summer since time immemorial, people around the globe—those who could afford it, at least—have fled malarial cities to seek refuge in cool verdant hills.
    Risk, Access and the Future of Homeownership
    The Center for American Progress, Brookings Institution Press, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Community Capital invite you to join an esteemed panel for a deeper exploration of how the relationships between the lending industry, government, and borrowers worked in the past decade and how it can be revived and reformed for coming generations.
    The Roman Roots of Gotham's London Plane
    It has long been a mystery in New York just how the London plane (Platanus acerifolia) came to be the city's most abundant shade tree.
    Case studies in the right way to make home loans
    In 1998, Self-Help, the Durham community development organization, proposed an ambitious plan to demonstrate to the financial world that making home loans to low-income and minority borrowers could be profitable for lenders.
    Regaining the Dream
    Millions of Americans have lost their homes since the start of the Great Recession. Is the dream of homeownership for America's working families obsolete, an aspiration from a bygone era?
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