Are City Centers Changing?

Is new urbanism changing the way the public thinks about downtown -- even if they don't know what new urbanism is?
September 5, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Designers say the new-urbanism model is the American city's response to the many people who abandoned downtowns for suburbs during the last 60 years...: When it came to buying his current home, Mr. Esau decided to follow a trend that is increasing in popularity across the nation. Instead of buying a large suburban house, he chose to live inside Atlanta's city limits, where there is quick access to nighttime and weekend activities such as baseball games, bars and museums."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Monday, September 1, 2003 in The Augusta Chronicle
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