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Desert Mesa Ghost Town

Mon, Aug 30, 2010 (7:56 p.m.)

A view of the abandoned Desert Mesa subdivision in North Las Vegas Monday, August 30, 2010. The North Las Vegas Housing Authority stared the project in 2004, an estimated $20 million plan meant to provide 123 homes, but the subdivision never got finished amid lawsuits over an alleged lack of payments to contractors and plans to sell the property on Carey Avenue and Commerce Street to a private company. The city now plans to demolish the boarded up and vandalized homes.

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  1. Demolishing the homes is a stupid idea. They still have some value...

  2. Who's folly is this or should I say who's ponzi scheme is this.

  3. Deconstructing and re purpose come to mind.

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