Finding A Lesson In A Town's Vision

Columbia: Can the town founded by James W. Rouse on utopian principles survive the next generation?

"The town of Columbia has secured a place in the history books. The planned Howard County community's history will soon be taught to children in county schools alongside the voyage of Christopher Columbus, the pyramids of ancient Egypt and the rise and fall of China's dynastic rulers.

...The history lessons, some residents say, may be their last hope for preserving the founding vision of their town - a utopia free of the racial, social and economic problems that troubled urban areas - as envisioned by the town's founder James W. Rouse."

Thanks to Kui Zhao

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