The Crossings: Prototype for Higher Density Suburban Neighborhood Design | PA TIMES Online

Higher density suburbs first appeared in North America in the 1960s and 1970s. During this time, population growth and new household formation which caused metropolitan regions to spread over a larger radius, taxing highway infrastructure and lengthening job commute times. Many residents were not satisfied with the design and land use planning of these new, denser developments which included townhouses and small lot houses.

Source: The Crossings: Prototype for Higher Density Suburban Neighborhood Design | PA TIMES Online

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