Summerlin: One Of Nation's Best-Selling Planned Communities

Plannned community near Las Vegas is home to more than 87,000 people.
October 13, 2004, 6am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"In Summerlin, strict controls abound: streetlamps direct light downward to reduce the glare, the signs are unobtrusive, the concrete used to build the big-box stores is engineered to look like sandstone, and houses must be painted in colors that harmonize with the desert landscape.

Rules like these have helped to make Summerlin one of the best-selling planned communities in the nation...What distinguishes Summerlin from many other planned communities is the high quality of its public buildings and its extensive trail system, now stretching 107 miles..."

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Published on Wednesday, October 6, 2004 in The New York Times


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