New DREAM: Make abandoned homes ‘shine’

Susanne Knutsen, economic development manager for the City of Davenport, (left) and Davenport Alderwoman Marion Meginnis look over an abandoned, city-owned home at 1216 Warren St. That home could be renovated under the new Extreme DREAM Project. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON
Some abandoned, trashy homes in Davenport – homes that have been boarded up for years and have become eyesores – may soon undergo massive renovations, and bring families back to the community. That’s the goal of a new City of Davenport program called the Extreme DREAM Project. “We want people to make these properties shine. […]
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