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by Leigh Gallagher
The end of Suburbia is timely and important. Or how most of us will live in a world where oil is expensive? Leigh Gallagher's crisp, entertaining, and fact-filled new book answers these questions and many more.
The end of Suburbia is timely and important. We should hope it is prophetic, because Leigh Gallagher shows suburbs as we know them are unsafe for our species. Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Sociology at New York University and author of Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone. Bethany McLean, coauthor, The Smartest Guys in the Room and All the Devils are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis.
Gallagher sees a trend, a reverse of what went on during the 1950s and 60s.
The book traces that people and wealth are moving into cities especially the core and the inner suburbs built before 1940 and the poverty rate while still lower in the suburbs than the city is growing faster than the cities since the crash. For the first time in a hundred years population is reversing the tide out of the city to the suburbs and now the suburbanites are starting to move back to the city or inner suburbs. Gallagher sees a trend, a reverse of what went on during the 1950s and 60s.
I’m here for the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), the annual gathering of the nation’s leading anti-sprawl movement.
But there is no single American Dream anymore. For nearly 70 years, the suburbs were as American as apple pie. As the middle class ballooned and single-family homes and cars became more affordable, we flocked to pre-fabricated communities in the suburbs, a place where open air and solitude offered a retreat from our dense, polluted cities. Before long, success became synonymous with a private home in a bedroom community complete with a yard, a two-car garage and a commute to the office, and subdivisions quickly blanketed our landscape. But in recent years things have started to change.
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In addition, she co-chairs Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.