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8 defunct grocery chains you remember

Before chains like Walmart, Publix, Winn-Dixie and Whole Foods dominated the grocery business, these names once anchored shopping centers and street corners throughout our cities.

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A Glimpse of Downtown Miami

Like many cities, Miami aspires to achieve greatness with its downtown. Judging from the amount of cranes dominating the skyline, Miami is well on its way. Today, Modern Cities shares rarely seen street scene of one of America's most rapidly growing urban cores.

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Laura Street: One of APA's Great Streets in America

In 2015, the American Planning Association (APA) awarded Laura Street as one of the Great Streets in America. On October 4 during Art Walk Oktoberfest, the APA will unveil the official plaque! The unveiling will take place during Art Walk at 6:30 p.m. at the roundabout on Laura Street by the Landing.

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Top 100 US Cities Ranked By 2016 Population

The Census Bureau recently released their 2016 estimates for the country's largest cities. Here's a look at the latest numbers for the country's largest 100 cities. Find out where your city falls on the list!

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Detroit's new streetcar line is now open for business

Moderncities.com shares sights and scenes from the opening of Detroit's new streetcar system: The QLine

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The Rise and Fall of an African American Inner City

The Case of Parramore, an African American community inĀ Orlando that has been almost erased from history.

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Inside Philadelphia's famed Eastern State Penitentiary

Bullet of Abandoned Florida provides us with a rare look inside one of the country's most well known 19th century prisons: Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary

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Discovering the Atlanta you probably didn't know

Atlanta is known for a lot of things but being a historically pedestrian scale city is not one of them. However, an explosion in growth since 1950, that has lead to the metropolis sprawling across much of Georgia, can give off a quite deceiving impression.

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Charlotte: An emerging walkable modern-day megalopolis

Remember when Jacksonville used to have a larger downtown than Charlotte? The consolidation of the banking industry over the last two decades has pushed Uptown Charlotte into a different stratosphere. Here's a look at a booming Sunbelt urban environment.

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