Locals celebrate 60 years of Levittown, the trend-setting, post-war suburb of Philadelphia. Meanwhile nearby, a 17th century mansion is saved.
Jun 25, 2012 The Philadelphia Inquirer
Levittown is the quintessential American suburb. A new proposal seeks to reinvent it as a hub for small businesses.
Apr 28, 2011 Fast Co. Design
Can planners and architects build a better model of suburbia? Long Island Index thinks so, and has designed a contest to retrofit parts of asphalt laden suburban Long Island. Ideas are discussed in this NYT blog on design and architecture.
Jul 26, 2010 The New York Times - Opinion
Witold Rybzynski details the vicious cycle behind the nation's shortage of affordable housing.
Oct 16, 2008 The Wilson Quarterly
Author and urbanist Witold Rybczynski looks at new housing in the aftermath of World War II compared to today. Why are new houses so much more expensive now than they were then?
Oct 7, 2008 The Wilson Quarterly
<p>The suburbs are becoming the inner-city, according to recent studies that are showing a shift in suburban demographics from predominantly white to incredibly diverse.</p>
Jun 3, 2008 The Economist