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SPRAWL R. Madison Haynie Eng 102 Dr. Drnjevic 03/23/07
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Land growth of Baltimore 1792- 1992 in size
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The Beginning During the suburban boom of the early 1920s and the later house bust, a range, of social critics—socialists, utopians, communitarians, social workers, progressive architects, members of the arts and crafts movement, trade unionists, and enlightened businessmen—argued that house [sic] was the burning social issue of the era (Baxandall 37).
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Types of Sprawl Leap Frog -“Like the children’s game where one player crouches down and another player vaults over the first, leapfrog development skips over empty land” (Hayden 56). Zoomburg
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Leapfrog Skips Land Fill in Cheap Development
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Zoomburg Incredibly fast growing Tend to have elderly population Characterized by low density and easy access to many services
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Private transportation -“Because sprawl, by definition, is low-density, automobile dependent development on the edge of service and employment areas, it generates longer commutes and greater traffic congestion” (Marcionis 115). Loss of farm land
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course ENG 102 taught by Professor Byrkit during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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