Who Says Suburbs Can't Be Cool?
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Communities that thrive in the 21st Century, wherever they are located, will be those that work to create urban advantages: enough population density to foster public transit, walking and downtowns; diversity in race, culture and even income. What’s most important, according to Wimsatt, will be “increasing our sense of shared identity.”
Jay Walljasper is editor of OnTheCommons.org, a news and culture website devoted to recognizing the importance of the commons -- those things that belong to all of us -- in modern life.