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15 emerging U.S. downtowns

POSTED: 4:23 PM Mar 29 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Apr 03 2013

America's major metro area downtowns have experienced double-digit population growth in the decade ending 2010, more than double the rate of growth for their overall cities, according to the U.S. census. Take a look at the emerging downtowns in these U.S. cities.

Emerging downtowns - Denver
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Denver. Downtown Denver (specifically, the LoDO neighborhood) is a trendy spot with over 100 restored Victorian warehouses and buildings filled with art galleries, boutiques, local eateries and nightclubs.

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