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“America’s Most Literate City”

Written on May 2, 2008

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The city tried to rebrand the area as a technology corridor, but not a single dot-com materialized. Instead, three nonprofit organizations formed a partnership in 1999, bought three adjacent warehouses and renovated them into Open Book, which says it is the largest — if not the only — literary and book arts center in the United States.

How Minneapolis used books to revitalize a neighborhood.

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