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Old 12-24-2012, 08:32 PM
 
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In the Chicago area there seems to be more emphasis on traditional downtowns, especially if the suburb has a rail station. Quite a change from years past when they tried to get shopping malls and large office campuses. Indeed those many of those campuses are now vacant. Some are even allowing multifamily housing, not previously encouraged, near the designated downtowns.
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Old 01-06-2013, 03:25 AM
 
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I was just thinking about suburbs and began to wonder has our thinking about suburbs become dated ? Most subs at least around major cities are bucking the tread of quite white wash places.. focusing on urban cores around bed room communities . Which serve to attract wide range of people.. So the question is has our thinking about suburbs become dated ?
I don't think every suburb or city is going look 100% same just like there really is no city in US that really looks like Los Angeles.

But suburbs built in 60s and very much so late 60s in some cities that where bit slower to move on are just way to car centric .Normally the suburbs built in the 40s and 50s are you typical city and suburb hybrid.
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