Growth, Urban Connectivity, Urban Planning

Did we really ‘choose’ suburbia?

In his “Open letter to the San Antonio establishment,” Mike Greenberg writes,
      “One reason why ‘the overwhelming majority of us live in the suburbs’ is that San Antonio’s ‘establishment’ — comprising almost exclusively suburban interests — would not allow the majority any other option. Only in the past decade or so has the urban core gained a countervailing concentration of economic and political power sufficient to make the center thrive once again. There is still much work to be done. Only when that process is far advanced will ‘choice’ in housing be a full reality, rather than an empty slogan.”
      Writing in Incident Light: The case for urban density, Part 1, Mike Greenberg asks the question, “Did we really ‘choose’ suburbia?” And offers a few answers of his own. Read More…

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