Building A City Inside A Suburban Office Park

Suburban office park owners are beginning to model the office park campus on mixed use urban neighborhoods.
September 19, 2004, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"As the competition for these high-skilled workers heats up, suburban office parks and corporate campuses are rethinking their sterile designs and adding shops, apartments and restaurants to create a slice of city life in suburbia... EDS' campus, for example, is beautiful but did not scream "cool" until 1999, when the Legacy Town Center opened in the office park about 20 miles from downtown Dallas.

Today, pedestrian-friendly streets, upscale boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, theaters, coffee shops, a town square, hotel and 640 apartments are within a five-minute walk from EDS' front gate."

Thanks to Congress on New Urbanism Listserv

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Published on Tuesday, September 14, 2004 in USA Today
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