How To Build Density Into Suburbs

Columnist John King profiles two Bay area suburban developments that accommodate density in innovative ways.
February 2, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"...Unless regional growth patterns change, this will be a society of extremely weary commuters from the Central Valley. One answer is to find ways to fold new housing, even new neighborhoods, into existing suburbs. The challenge is to do this at levels of density that are higher than the old suburban norm, but which still have that 'suburban' feel of family-oriented living and accessible open space. It's a tough task to pull off. For proof, look no further than two Bay Area projects that respond to the housing challenge in much different ways -- and teach much different lessons."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Sunday, February 1, 2004 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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