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In Liverpool's Granby neighborhood, proud residents and a group of architects have brought back to life the area's four remaining Victorian streets, earning them this year's prestigious Turner Prize for contemporary art.With clubs and shops closing down, tenants being evicted and homeowners fleeing the area, its traditional Victorian houses were mostly demolished, to be replaced by ugly and discordant social housing.All successive renovation projects have failed and three quarters of the 200 remaining houses were empty for over 20 years.As part of the CLT, founded by residents in 2011, the council agreed to hand over ownership of 10 houses.Thanks to the investor's interest-free 500,000-pound ($780,800) loan, the CLT was able to raise a further 500,000 pounds and begin renovating 10 houses, of which five are nearing completion.
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