nickelsville's new homes
5:01 am
Tue October 29, 2013

At Roughest of Nickelsville's New Sites, a Strong Sense of Community

Felicia Leathley stands outside her tent.
Monica Spain

What used to be Nickelsville is now three. The homeless encampment split up into three locations—two in the city’s Central District and the third in Skyway—after being evicted from city-owned property two months ago.

The campsite at Skyway appears to have it the worst in almost every way, but it’s also where campers have found unwavering camaraderie.

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