Libertyville in the News

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Leigh Gallagher's new book The End of the Suburbs is getting amazing media attention this week, and while Joe Scarborough or Mara Schiavocampo don't see "new urbanism" on their teleprompter, a new urbanist community appears on screen. That community is Libertyville, Illinois, developed by StreetScape Development, LLC. In the video, Denise and Gary Gibson give up their six-bedroom home in Chicago to move to much smaller digs in Libertyville. But for what they give up, hey gain a lot more. "It's bringing back the neighborhood," says Gary about the urban/suburban fabric of Libertyville (scan ahead to 3 minutes in to see):

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