Decades old housing project leveled to make way for apartments

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BRIDGEPORT -

Bridgeport officials and residents watched crews continue demolition at one of the city's most infamous housing projects.

Phase two is underway at the former Marina Village complex.

The 70-year-old complex is being leveled and replaced by 60 new apartments. 

Mayor Joe Ganim said they’ve been pushing this project for a long time.  “New state-of-the-art housing, clean, safe, the type of thing that we would all envy,” said Ganim.

Southwest Community Health Center will also have a clinic at the complex.

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