Closed Casinos = Atlantic City Blight

Atlantic City’s Next Problem – Closed Casinos are an Eyesore

As gambling saturation slowly kills Atlantic City, the next problem facing city leaders is what to do with the huge, empty buildings. This kind of urban blight leads to fewer visits to an area, less economic investment, and an increase in crime.



Atlantic City Fears Closing Casinsos may be Eyesore

Aug. 17, 2014
By Wayne Parry
Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Before summer ends, Revel, Trump Plaza, the Showboat and the Atlantic Club will be shuttered ex-casinos, leaving Atlantic City officials looking for a way to avoid having dark, empty shells on its signature Boardwalk.

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