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$700M to Be Spent on Rebuilding Baltimore's Poorest Neighborhoods

Baltimore is about to embark on a $700 million effort to tear down empty and crumbling buildings in some of the city's poorest neighborhoods and replace them with affordable housing, stores and parks. The first area to be transformed is Sandtown-Winchester — the primarily African-American neighborhood where Freddie Gray grew up. His death from having his spinal cord severed in the back of a police van led to last year's riots in Baltimore and complaints that the city neglects...

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