There are a vast number of residential properties around the former Martha Jefferson Hospital that were upzoned to B-1 during the time the medical center occupied the neighborhood. The houses had their yards paved, their trees cut down, and their souls replaced by medical tradespeople. What will be the fate of all those houses? Some of the houses fared better than others: the trees stayed, the asphalt stayed away, and they still feel like residential properties. This man was moving into one of them. Urban pioneer. Eyes on the street. Will the residential life of this neighborhood return?
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