Second Life As Urban Hipsters. 11/27/07 Philadelphia Inquirer

"They will leave the suburbs for the convenience of being able to walk nearly everywhere, the comfort of nearby neighbors, the stimulation of the city's cultural institutions and the proximity of good hospitals. The baby boomers are right behind."
"You definitely see this trend," said Anthony Flint of the Lincoln Institute Land Policy, a think tank in Cambridge, Mass. "There's no question. Empty nesters find themselves out in a more isolated suburban setting. The kids are gone. They don't want to have to clean the gutters. Moving into an urban setting just makes an awful lot of sense."


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