Enough snickering. Suburbia is more complicated and varied than we think
- Suburbanization. Sklar, Kathryn Kish // Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History;1998, p576
The article focuses on the development of suburbs in the U.S. history. By the 1830s a form of domestic architecture called the cottage encouraged families to construct homes outside the towns or cities that supplied their livelihood. After the beginning of the federal desegregation of schools...
- Reimagining Suburbia. HURLEY, AMANDA KOLSON // American Scholar;Autumn2015, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p86
The article discusses the architecture in the U.S. suburbs from the late 19th century through the early 21st century, commenting on the Italian architect Renzo Piano's plan to build a suburban shopping center, or mall, in San Ramon, California. An overview of suburban development in the U.S. is...
- Alice in zoningland. // Policy Review;May/Jun98, Issue 89, p11
Deals with the controversy over suburban zoning in the United States. How it was compared with a scene from `Alice in Wonderland'; States where the controversy is acute.
- Civilizing suburbia. // Wilson Quarterly;Summer94, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p135
Presents a survey of articles on the United States suburbs. Denoting new cities or technoburbs; Dominance of the world economies by big cities; Concepts of urbanity.
- Your community, your life. // Consumer Reports;May96, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p28
Offers tips for homebuyers on how to evaluate the neighborhood they are considering moving into. Consequences of choosing an old house in a pre-World war II neighborhood or a newer house in a post-war-style one; Standard street pattern in post-war suburbs; Traffic; Differences in people's...
- Life in the 'burbs. Sheridan, Mike // National Real Estate Investor;May99, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p100
Reports on the growth of the suburban office market in the United States. Demand for well located suburban office buildings; Development of suburban markets; Why people prefer to build offices in the suburban; Construction of suburban offices.
- Why some suburbs thrive. Lucy, William; Phillips, David // Planning;Jun95, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p20
Examines the reasons why some suburbs thrive while others do not. Census Bureau's report; Median family income increase not uniform; Examples of suburbs which thrive; Good planning and preservation as deterrent to decline. INSET: Tracking change, by Ruth Knack..
- Not-So-Wild Things. Kreyling, Christine // Planning;Oct2001, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p18
Focuses on the increasing population of wild animals in suburban areas in the United States. Details on a 1999 study documented by Nancy McIntyre, a biologist, on the links between suburban form and the frequency of stings in Phoenix, Arizona; Problems faced by wildlife authorities in New...
- Cracks in the veneer of the undesigned city. // Architectural Record;May1994, Vol. 182 Issue 5, p32
Examines problems of suburban downtowns in the United States. Problems associated with big cities; Uncertainty of business; Predictions on successful and unsuccessful suburbs.