Should We Love or Hate the Suburbs?

By |2019-07-23T12:38:51-05:00October 10th, 2018|Categories: Community, Culture, Social Institutions|

Love for the suburbs is in relatively short supply. The great American migration out of center cities coincided with a number of social trends, not least the dramatic disengagement from civil society spotlighted by Robert Putnam in Bowling Alone. Automobiles replaced streetcars, backyards replaced city parks, television replaced the front patio, and the shared amenities [...]