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REACH Riverside, Purpose Built Communities transforming Northeast Wilmington area – PGA Tour
Article by Doug Milne
“As the FedExCup Playoffs continue with the BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club, an impeccably manicured stretch of Delaware terrain awaits the Top 70 PGA TOUR players remaining in the quest for the FedExCup. It’s a place where, on Sunday afternoon, one person’s dream will reach fruition. Just six miles away, though, in the Riverside community of Northeast Wilmington, it has been a much different story…”
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REACH Riverside cuts ribbon on first homes – Delaware Business Times
Article and photos by Jacob Owens
“When Alison Mendez moved to the Riverside community in the city’s northeast six years ago, it wasn’t an ideal home for her and her two children. ‘There was a shooting right behind my house, and it scared me and my kids. But today, it’s changed just because of what you guys are doing,’ she said…”
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Mixed-income housing opens in Wilmington’s Riverside community – Delaware Online
Reach Riverside community leaders, elected officials and neighbors celebrated the completion of the first phase of redevelopment in the Wilmington community…
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Could these new homes break the cycle of poverty? – Delaware Live
Article by Charlie Megginson
“Shortly after single mother of two Alison Mendez moved into northeast Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood five years ago, there was a shooting right behind her home. “It scared me and my kids,” Mendez said. “But today, it’s changed.” She spoke before a crowd of some 300 community members, among them leaders in government, business, nonprofit, and philanthropy. They gathered in Riverside…”
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Residents move into first phase of Wilmington mixed-income development – News Journal
Article by Amanda Fries
“The Riverside community celebrated the completion of 74 mixed-income apartments Tuesday, which brings updated public housing as well as units designated for people with disabilities and special needs as part of a $100 million redevelopment project in the Wilmington neighborhood…”
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