Soak up the sameness: They call them "New Urbanism," even though these developments are rarely new or urban.

Monica Yant Kinney | You'll recognize this 'new' place
By Monica Yant Kinney June 1, 2007
Inquirer Columnist

Inquirer reporter offers something for all of us to think seriously about: NU "sameness" supplanting "placemaking." "I snicker, but I've spent a considerable amount of time and cash at what - big surprise - turned into just a newer, slightly more convenient example of the same-old suburban sprawl.Mayberry never had Panera and Baja Fresh and the year-round miracle that is The Christmas Tree Shops." Read More...


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