New Urbanism Is The Only Choice For Orange County

Jack Eidt argues that the best way to combat sprawl in Orange County, California is to embrace New Urbanism.

Columnist Steven Greenhut's argument ['Picture Imperfect', Commentary, June 26] in favor of Orange County's "suburban sprawl" fails to grasp the concept that the era of the big back yard on a leafy cul-de-sac has long ended. O.C., despite the popular conception to the contrary, has become urban -- with population density second only to San Francisco.

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Era of the big back yard is over

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