America’s Top Arrested Developments, In Honor of Sunday's Season 4 Premiere

After a seven-year hiatus, Netflix is bringing back the critically acclaimed television series Arrested Development, and with it memories of the Great Recession.

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May 25, 2013, 11:00 AM PDT

By dsmolker


When the acclaimed series, turned Netflix staple, Arrested Development refreshes on screens across the world for a long-anticipated fourth season, it will renew the settings and stylings of a distinctly American form of familial dysfunction. With it, writes Stephen Thompson for Architizer, returns an iconic ruin.

The half-built Bluth family home sitting alone and desolate on a subdivision plot carved into an arid hillside is a reminder of the depths of suburban blight following the 2008 collapse of the American real estate and financial markets.

Here is Architizer's list of 8 very real developments, in various stages of arrest.

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