The dynamics that created the post-World War II suburban dream of single-family houses, white picket fences, and a new car in the driveway—and the corresponding nightmare of sprawl—are in retreat. Yet as we cross a demographic, social and economic Rubicon, we should embrace the potential to add a far richer, more urban sensibility to what it means to be suburban.
Remixing suburbs for a new era of success
Demographic changes have generated a compelling development opportunity. Households with two adults and kids—the natural market for single-family detached housing and the demographic group that dominated North America’s housing market for five decades\con, we should embrace the potential to add a far richer, more urban sensibility to what it means to be suburban.
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