Gated Communities Vs. Smart Growth

Are gated communities more popular than smart growth communities?

September 7, 2001, 9:00 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight

The Christian Science Monitor offers a commentary on gated communities: "Estimates indicate 9 million Americans now live in so-called gated communities, most of them in the South and Southwest. Many of these communities were designed with "smart growth" planning to cluster homes, schools, businesses, and shopping in environmentally responsible -- and supposedly safe -- surroundings.

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