Following The Red Brick Road

Cities and towns all over the country are paving the way for the return of brick-laden streets.
August 4, 2003, 6am PDT | Connie Chung
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"The growing interest in brick streets has spawned a new wave in urban and suburban design and, in some cases, helped boost local economies. Architects and builders now market the "main street" of old American towns, designing new developments and in reviving the appearance of older cities. Cleveland, Tampa and Annapolis, Md., have turned to brick streets in an attempt to rejuvenate neglected downtown areas. Architects say that they are using bricks in new open-air shopping centers that are designed to replicate the feel of old downtowns."

Thanks to Connie Chung

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Published on Friday, August 1, 2003 in USA Today
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