Archinect - News 2014-04-19T09:21:07-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/35100454/redlining-2-0-microsoft-app-would-help-you-avoid-blighted-areas-and-keep-them-blighted Redlining 2.0: Microsoft App Would Help You Avoid Blighted Areas—And Keep Them Blighted Archinect 2012-01-19T20:37:00-05:00 >2012-01-25T10:46:33-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/38/38fdd08ed83eee0b506d6b235121cc50.jpg" width="514" height="290" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Steering pedestrians away from neglected areas only prolongs their &ldquo;ghetto&rdquo; status, denying the attention needed to fill storefronts with businesses and populate streets with enough people to counteract crime. Making it visible to outsiders, on the other hand, can call attention to a neighborhood&rsquo;s potential and allow it to move away from stagnation and blight.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>