Suburbs Built To Mirror Old Denver Neighborhoods

Driven by health concerns and a 'neighborhood feel', smart growth concepts are permeating Colorado's Front Range communities.
July 18, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Some experts predict this movement will continue to spread throughout the Front Range as baby boomers start to retire over the next 10 years. Those empty-nesters are expected to embrace neighborhoods where they will not need a car as much, neighborhoods reminiscent of where many grew up... In Westminster, a new urban community is growing straight out of the prairie. Bradburn, 120 acres that will look more like Denver's South Gaylord Street than a typical residential roundabout, is being built along 120th Avenue."

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Published on Thursday, July 17, 2003 in The Denver Post


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