Young Families Are Reinvigorating Older Suburbs

Inner-ring suburbs make a comeback.

" A generation ago, many of America's older suburbs struggled to maintain their vitality. Then came the 1990s, when urban crime rates plummeted and the allure of cities became apparent again. That rejuvenation also reinvigorated the older suburbs, with their proximity to business centers, as well as the flash and culture that cities provide. "

Thanks to Jim Barrows

Full Story: Older suburbs are new again

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