America's New Suburban Main Streets

A harbinger of 21st century America: dozens of post-Second World War suburbs that never had a Main Street are building new ones from scratch.

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October 10, 2000, 5:00 AM PDT

By Abhijeet Chavan @http://twitter.com/legalaidtech


"These new suburban Main Streets are not outdoor shopping malls masquerading as Main Streets in name only. Like pre-World War II small town Main Streets, they boast a full range of everyday uses and activities....integrated within a pedestrian-friendly environment. Why are shopping mall/auto-dominated post-World War II suburbs suddenly building these new pedestrian-oriented Main Streets?"

Thanks to Stu Baker

Wednesday, October 4, 2000 in Environmental News Network

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