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Cummings/Turner Block: Owned by the Cummings family and the Turner family, these sites are part of a block that has a total of 100,992 square feet of existing buildings. The small-area plan under consideration could more than triple the density at the site now, increasing the allowable density by 50 percent. A hotel could be constructed within the next three to five years.

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