I hope one day I can say I was there to see Bridgeport come alive again. I moved to the city about a year and a half ago, and I was one of the first tenants to move into developer Phil Kuchma’s new apartment building on the corner of Fairfield Avenue and Lafayette Circle. I watched with anticipation as retailers and restaurant owners slowly moved in to the retail spaces on the first floor.
The experts like to talk about smart growth and how it’s necessary to build up our urban centers to retain our young professionals. At least in my experience, the experts are right.
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