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Embassy Blight

By ThinkProgress on June 8, 2008 at 2:08 pm

"Embassy Blight"

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Like all cities, Washington DC tries to take various steps to ensure that vacant or abandoned properties don’t fall into disrepair and become a source of blight in neighborhoods. But as The Washington Post points out today, DC has to deal with one class of property that other American cities don’t worry about — abandoned embassies that exist outside the legal jurisdiction of the city and, indeed, the country.

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