Sprawling Development Around Las Vegas: No End In Sight

The informal Las Vegas 'urban growth boundary' just keeps getting pushed further back.

"This is the good life in the newest Las Vegas, far from the phenomenon of high rises near the Strip. In one desert subdivision, the streets are named Old Wolf, Blue Raven and Fast Elk

...The views in the new desert 'burbs are mixed, and might change tomorrow. For the folks living on the perimeter of these subdivisions, second-floor balconies offer panoramic views up the valley -- until the next tract is built across the street, five feet higher.

'The floodgates for growth are open in Las Vegas,' he said, 'and now the builders are filling their saddle bags...' "

Thanks to PreservingtheAmericanDream Listserv

Full Story: The persistant crawl of suburban sprawl


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