Suburban Economic Integration

John King writes about the unusual San Francisco suburb of Tracey, which is unlike any development since World War II.
March 19, 2002, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Within one subdivision, the homes range from snug bungalows to 4,800-square- foot estates. The result is like nothing else built in America since World War II... Located off the first freeway exit in Tracy, a Central Valley city where a dozen subdivisions provide bedrooms for Bay Area commuters, the tract called Redbridge isn't some utopian experiment. The developers simply wanted to make a profit while creating a place with distinctive character, like the Monterey Peninsula communities where the Dennings grew up. And if that meant defying the norm, so be it."

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Published on Monday, March 18, 2002 in The San Francisco Chronicle
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