A New Vocabulary For Sprawl

Do you know the difference between a "boomburb" and a "zoomburb?" These and other interesting new terms are becoming part of urban planners' lexicon.
March 24, 2004, 8am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Boomburb, zoomburb, snout house, ball pork and litter-on-a-stick.These terms and more are being offered by Dolores Hayden, a professor of architecture, urbanism and American studies at Yale University, as ways to describe aspects of urban sprawl. A boomburb, she explained, is a fast-growing suburb.A zoomburb is one that's growing even faster."

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Published on Tuesday, March 23, 2004 in The Albuquerque Tribune
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