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June 21, 2010, 1:58 pm
Filed under: Suburbs | Tags: ,
Suburb?  City?  What to do?  What to do?
People move to the suburbs/out of the city for the availability of:
a. Personal parking
b. Safety
c. Privacy
d. Control over immediate surroundings
e. Car accessible shopping facilities
f. Private green space
g. Larger living space
h. Better schools
i. “Newness”
j. Financing
k. Insurance
l. Nearby wilderness and recreational opportunities

People live in cities for the availability of:

m. Different sizes and types of residential space,

n. Public transportation,

o. Job density,

p. Programmed cultural and recreational experiences such as museums, restaurants,

nightclubs, galleries, and theaters;

q. Anonymity,

r. And the availability of Constant Experience – the perpetual un-programmed

activity and interaction.

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