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A Mall Disguised As A City?

Walnut Creek, California isn't far from San Francisco, but it's a world apart.
May 25, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Walnut Creek [CA] is rich enough to have a branch of Tiffany & Co., small town enough to have folks who are uncynically excited about it... Early in the morning, the traffic was backed up outside the Bay Point Mall and myriad new developments in tasteful earth tones. It's hard to tell whether Walnut Creek is a city disguised as a mall, or a mall disguised as a city."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Saturday, May 24, 2003 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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