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Abandoned Community Center In Louisville, Kentucky Gets Googles Attention

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Google Fiber, Alphabet's high-speed internet provider, built a $25,000 startup incubator within a community center in an underserved, abandoned part of Louisville, Kentucky. The Portland neighborhood in the west end of Louisville borders the Ohio River and is the tenth-poorest neighborhood in the United States, according to a 2016 Brookings Institute study. Google Fiber, had already added millions of dollars worth of cables in Louisville decided to invest $25,000 into the community center, establishing Love City as a full-blown entrepreneur center. Mayor Greg Fischer and local entrepreneurs attended the grand reopening.

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