New Urbanism Reaches Tennessee Countryside

New Urbanism is slowly showing up in suburbs and bedroom communities where it has been previously been met with resistance.
July 22, 2003, 2pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Most often seen in larger cities or urban areas, the traditional neighborhoods are now overcoming resistance, often to their compact designs....more of the community-friendly neighborhoods are popping up in the suburbs and bedroom communities...offering different living options with nostalgia and flair. They also can trim the cost of growth for struggling governments that pay for additional city services and road and traffic upkeep...Some critics contend that of neo-traditional development feeds a nostalgic but impractical desire to return to a pre-automobile world."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Monday, July 21, 2003 in Tenessean
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