Suburbia Goes Urban

Irvine, the prototypical Southern California surburb, is finding it's urban soul in a mixed use downtown.
June 4, 2003, 6am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"With homes will come supermarkets, entertainment venues and shuttle services to ferry residents along Jamboree, city officials say. They hope that many of those who work in the area will also choose to live and play in this new downtown. It is a harbinger of future development in Orange County and the rest of Southern California, urban planners and developers say... That shift is now underscored with Irvine, a young city with no definable downtown, poised to create one from scratch based on a mixed-use model, planners and developers say."

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Published on Tuesday, June 3, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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