Breakfast links: HOT lanes, cold retail market
Photo by M.V. Jantzen.
1940s Sears didn't destroy Tenleytown:
Some Wisconsin Avenue residents' opposition to the Giant is nothing new for the area. Back in the 1940s, Tenleytown residents fought the Sears
just as vociferously. But in retrospect, it's been great for the neighborhood. (ЦARЬchitect)
The perfect city according to Byrne:
Musician David Byrne, a bicyclist, describes his perfect city
. It would combine elements of New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Glasgow, London, Florence, Buenos Aires and Japan, including public spaces, mixed-use development, not too much parking, and a good attitude. (WSJ)
The "rural until we want sprawl there" tier:
Despite local opposition, the Prince George's County Council approved 62 acres sprawling development
including a shopping center and housing in Accokeek, in the southern, rural part of the county. The County's plans call for keeping this section rural, but that only seems to last until a developers shows interest. (Post, Cavan)
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