Fort Trumbull

Blighted property lies June 27, 2005 in downtown <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100206140000" title="New London (New London, Connecticut)" href="/topic/us/connecticut/new-london-county/new-london-%28new-london-connecticut%29-PLGEO100100206140000.topic">New London</a>, Connecticut. The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORGOV0000126" title="U.S. Supreme Court" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/justice-system/u.s.-supreme-court-ORGOV0000126.topic">U.S. Supreme Court</a> ruled June 23, in a closely watched property rights case, that the stimulation of economic development is a suitable use of the government's power of eminent domain. The decision has brought to a close a legal battle in New London where the city has been fighting to replace about 15 homes in the blighted Fort <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100201210000" title="Trumbull" href="/topic/us/connecticut/fairfield-county/trumbull-PLGEO100100201210000.topic">Trumbull</a> residential neighborhood with a new conference hotel and "riverwalk." New London, a seaside town, was judged a "distressed municipality" approximately 15 years ago by the state of Connecticut.
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( Spencer Platt, Getty Images / June 27, 2005 )

Blighted property lies June 27, 2005 in downtown New London, Connecticut. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled June 23, in a closely watched property rights case, that the stimulation of economic development is a suitable use of the government's power of eminent domain. The decision has brought to a close a legal battle in New London where the city has been fighting to replace about 15 homes in the blighted Fort Trumbull residential neighborhood with a new conference hotel and "riverwalk." New London, a seaside town, was judged a "distressed municipality" approximately 15 years ago by the state of Connecticut.

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