Edge City: Life on the New Frontier

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Jul 27, 2011 - Social Science - 576 pages
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First there was downtown. Then there were suburbs. Then there were malls. Then Americans launched the most sweeping change in 100 years in how they live, work, and play. The Edge City.


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EDGE CITY: Life on the New Frontier

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After the suburbanization of America in the 50's, when people followed new highways out to new one-family homes, came the malling of America in the 60's and 70's and then, in the 80's, the high- rise ... Read full review

Edge city: life on the new frontier

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Garreau's rather indifferently written tome, originally produced as a series of Washington Post articles, describes the phenomenon of Edge Cities that have sprung up in various areas of the nation ... Read full review

Contents

The Color of Money
139
6
154
7
209
9
262
2
275
10
333
Present at Creation
349
III
362
11
420
12
439
13
450
Acknowledgments
473
Suggested Readings
479
3
506
Notes
509
4
514

V
389
VI
402

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About the author (2011)

Joel Garreau, a†Washington Post†staff writer, is the author of the bestselling†The Nine Nations of North America. He is also a principal in The Edge City Group, an organization dedicated to making better communities out of Edge Cities nationwide.

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