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New York artists bring abandoned shopping centre to life

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The recession may technically be over in the US, but the effects are still obvious on some city streets.

In Brooklyn, in New York City, a group of artists is trying to fill the gap left when investors abandoned a shopping development.

They hope the project will attract additional foot traffic to the street and help revive local businesses.

Imtiaz Tyab reports.

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