TITLE

The Walking Life

AUTHOR(S)
Hylton, Thomas
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Planning;Feb2007, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how Pottstown in Pennsylavania has influenced the life of the author as a resident. Like any other town in Pennsylvania, Pottstown's design featured big plants and a commercial district being bounded by single-family houses. People in their town went on foot where kids walk to school. The author, who has grown up walking to school, has chosen a house that was close to his work and to his wife also who is a teacher at their town's School District. Pottstown still has the things that one wants in a typical community such as small stores, offices, post office, hospital and supermarkets. Walkability, diversity and historic architecture are just the few assets their town is building.
ACCESSION #
23988904

 

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