Mitchell: Investing in retail strips is one way to fight crime
It is hard to believe, but 75th Street, between Jeffery and Yates, was jumping in the ’80s.
Today, when you drive through the area, you might see two or three stragglers.
Outside of fast-food joints, there are more vacant storefronts than there are retail establishments.
The residents living in this part of the city take the desolation in stride.