Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Business Week Says Buy a House in Highland

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Shreveport's Highland neighborhood is HOT. Business Week says so.

From the article:
"Artists turned around Soho and the Lower East Side of Manhattan in the 1960s, '70s, and '80s, and then Brooklyn's Williamsburg in the 1990s...Similar trends are occurring...BusinessWeek.com selected 15 urban neighborhoods that artists have discovered and where homeowners could see returns in coming decades."

The cities (followed by neighborhoods)

Atlanta Castleberry Hill neighboorhood
Austin East Austin neighboorhood
Boston Jamaica Plain
Chicago Pilsen
Los Angeles Echo Park
Miami Wynwood
Minneapolis Northeast
New York Bushwick, Brooklyn
Philadelphia Northern Liberties
Portland Alberta Street Arts District
Raleigh/Durham, N.C. Downtown Durham
San Franscisco Mission District
Seattle Georgetown
Shreveport Highland
Washington D.C. Atlas District (H Street)

2 comments:

Kathryn Usher said...

The picture of Highland in the Business Week article is one I took of my daughter Katee at this year's Krewe of Highland Parade. Life is sometimes soooo cooool!

Jay Carter said...

very nice! I'm pleasantly surprised they were willing to change the pic so quickly. Please let me know if any local media picks up on this. Highland rocks!!! :-)