Master Preservationist Program-Day Seven. Asphalt & Infill. Just how smart are we?

How many suburban strip malls and parking expanses do you see abandoned and lifeless on a daily basis?  Tons.  How many ex-urban neighborhoods are now struggling to stay afloat?  Many.  We are all fatter, we drive more, and we know our neighbors less.  Yada yada yada - I know you've heard it all.  But it's time to admit that the post-WWII model for American development has been unsustainable at its core.  It's time to put a lid on our asphalt explosions and figure out how to make lemonade out of those lemons.  No, we don't have to sacrifice the American Dream of a big house with a yard ...click to read more...

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