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Paper houses

USA [PROPERTY]

During the bleakest years for American downtowns in the 1970s and 1980s newspapers were often among the only big-city businesses not to flee to the suburbs. But now, as the media business quivers and downtown property becomes more desirable, iconic newspaper headquarters are increasingly attractive prospects for developers looking to convert the well-located sturdy buildings for new uses.

This month Michigan’s Flint Journal will move out of its 86-year-old headquarters – a new use for the building has yet to be determined…

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