It's Not Sprawl...It's A New Town

Mountain House, CA, is "the newest new town of the new millennium."

"In the middle of nowhere, Trimark's new town is the newest phenomenon in the explosive story of California's growth -- and the newest Bay Area battleground for older questions of sprawl, traffic and affordable housing...Urban planning experts call Mountain House the first large-scale new town since the Disney Company's 1996-era Celebration, Fla., and other maturing new towns such as Irvine and Rancho Santa Margarita, Reston, Va., Columbia, Md., and Woodlands, Texas."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

Full Story: Mountain House new town or new sprawl?


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