Sprawling 'Burbs Tighten Up

Developers are taking lessons from traditional city and village neighborhoods to save open spaces, money, and quality of life.
May 22, 2003, 4am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Advocates of this 'back to the future' approach say that by encouraging walkable, compact, and diverse neighborhoods, towns and suburban cities can reduce traffic, preserve open space, and grow at the same time. These are the features that define the most beloved villages and neighborhoods in the country, they say, from Greenwich Village in New York and the French Quarter in New Orleans to the picturesque villages of New England."

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Published on Thursday, May 22, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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