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"People actually sit on their front porches and are open to one another around here. It truly is a front-porch community, and we didn't have to make up that name. We [the Neighborhood Association] give $250 grants to residents to encourage them to open up their enclosed porches. We gave out four just last year."

—Jim Longstreth, realtor, Historic Kenwood denizen and former "village idiot/president" of the Historic Kenwood Neighborhood Association

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