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Kelo v. New London: 10 years later

Fort Trumbull neighborhood remains vacant a decade after city took land

Fort Trumbull neighborhood remains vacant a decade after city took land

The dispute resolved by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2005 pitted the city and the New London Development Corporation against seven property owners who did not want to sell their 15 combined properties on the Thames River peninsula.

GALLERIES: Kelo v. New London: 10 years later

New London community recreation center gains key approvals

A planned $30 million community recreation center received two key endorsements this month.

Bravo for New London's community center plans

The city's plans for a recreational center fulfills a community need and will help heal the still open-wounds of eminent domain.

New London approves $30 million community recreation center

The center, which would replace the Martin Center, would be built on 6.8 acres in Fort Trumbull.

New London council to vote on $30 million community recreation center at Fort Trumbull

Mayor Michael Passero said the establishment of a community recreational center in the city could be transformational, on the scale of the creation of Ocean Beach Park in 1939.

Urban renewal and the struggle of New London

For many who remember the city's experience with federal planning initiatives as a disaster, former New London development director Philip Michalowski's joke that Benedict Arnold was the mastermind behind the city's first urban renewal project in 1781 when he burned the city to the ground may not have seemed too funny.

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