"Flip a Strip: New Ideas for Old Strip Malls"

Turns out you can make a silk purse from a sow's ear. Find out how at this, which features finalists in a nationwide architectural competition designed to "inspire creative, new visions for the renovation of the small-scale strip shopping plazas that line the streets of this metropolitan area and virtually every suburban zone in the country."
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