Urbanizing The Big Box

Madison, WI, joins a growing list of cities that have adopted ordinances governing the design of big box developments.

"In urging what would be the successful passage of his version of the proposal, Ald. Ken Golden said the new law would 'urbanize the big box.'... In passing a big box ordinance, Madison joins cities around the country that have tried to regulate such development to alleviate some of these negative impacts."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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