The Urban Pioneers Of Edge City

Residents of a quintessential edge city explain the attraction.

"Ten years from now 40,000 people will live in Tysons Corner, a suburban activity center in the Washington, DC region that already has two gigantic malls and more office space than most big city downtowns. As residents in neighboring subdivisions worry about the traffic implications of increased density and mixed-use, the few existing residents of Tysons explain why they choose to live there and what hidden charms exist in edge city’s archetype."

Thanks to Dan Malouff

Full Story: In the Center of It All


building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.

Prepare for the AICP* Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $245
Red necktie with map of Boston

Tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.

NEW! City Map Posters

Available in 9 different cities.