Do Lifestyle Centers Hijack New Urbanism?

Cleveland architecture critic says new shopping center is "high end roadside kitsch"
November 17, 2003, 3pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"The $147 million development is a sugary-sweet confection of architecture and planning that's packed with empty calories. In truth, Legacy Village is a shopping center in the midst of a vast parking lot. But it pretends to be much, much more.... Legacy Village is neither a legacy nor a village. The Main Street environment is a tease, an architectural bait-and-switch intended to make visitors overlook how hard it really is to get around on foot."

Thanks to Adam Krom

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Published on Sunday, November 16, 2003 in The Cleveland Plain Dealer
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