From Coast To Sprawling Coast

The nation's coastal areas are experiencing a dramatic transformation.
August 18, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"...properties that beachgoers never paid attention to on the way to the shore are also being snapped up, at sums incomprehensible to old-timers.Not surprisingly, there is increasing turmoil. Vintage summer cottages are disappearing in the resort towns, replaced by 'McMansions'... Property owners in incorporated areas...are partitioning double lots that held a single bungalow into two parcels. Then they are building two five- to seven-bedroom houses at the maximum square footage allowed."

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Published on Saturday, August 16, 2003 in The Washington Post
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