Orange County Grows Up

Orange County, CA, responds to urban sprawl with high-rise housing.
October 10, 2004, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Their reasons vary, but all are buying units in a luxury, 18-story condominium rising alongside office buildings and a fashionable shopping center in Orange County, a place where people typically live at sea level and rely on their cars to get everywhere.

The county that was shaped by postwar urban sprawl appears to be in the vanguard of a much different trend: Instead of building cookie-cutter homes in tidy subdivisions, it is hoping to create traditional downtowns from scratch."

Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan

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Published on Sunday, October 10, 2004 in The Arizona Republic
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