A Greener Kind Of Suburb

One Virginia development seeks to transform what it means to live the exurban lifestyle.
June 1, 2004, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Not far from the newly sprouted subdivisions of Loudoun County, a gravel path winds through tall grasses toward a cluster of homes where life is lived differently than in most places. The result of the social and financial covenants is a lot of togetherness. Neighbors know one another well. But that's the idea, said Tena Meadows O'Rear. "It's not that we don't have private lives," she said. "The time we spend together has a whole different quality to it. We're trying to intentionally develop relationships that feel good to everyone."

Thanks to David Garber

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Published on Monday, May 31, 2004 in The Washington Post
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