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Could Fremont9 Rescue Tony Hsieh's Downtown Vision?

Could Fremont9 Rescue Tony Hsieh's Downtown Vision?

Downtown Project began with a splash.The brainchild of Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh excited the city. It excited city officials, who praised Hsieh at every turn for his plan to pour $350 million into real estate, restaurants, bars, tech and education -- and all in the heart of the city's crumbling core.Hsieh's idea seemed to stem from a vision to see how the urban core, a home to some of the city’s poorest residents, could flourish with an infusion of cash and youthful energy.But it's been a bumpy ride.

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