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Phoenix: L.A.'s Next Suburb?

Phoenix residents brag: "At least we're not Los Angeles." It turns out that it's hard to be Los Angeles.
December 3, 2001, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Phoenix's conceit that it could avoid becoming another LA was more realistic then, when this was a garden city protected by citrus groves and the Japanese flower gardens. With a few different choices, we might indeed have built a unique urban paradise... Unfortunately, that's a misleading surface shot. Phoenix become another LA?Don't kid yourself, Phoenix."

Thanks to Tom Collins

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Published on Sunday, December 2, 2001 in The Arizona Republic
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