Points Back Opportunity Essay.docx

Points Back Opportunity Essay.docx - F Danielle Whitesel...

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F. Danielle Whitesel Points Back opportunity, Exam 1, option 2, Question 2 After World War II, American citizens craved stability and uniformity. These desires came in the form of cookie cutter houses produced in mass. Almost 80 years later, we continue using the same techniques. Urban planning has made strides in cities across the nation, but what about suburban planning? Suburban development needs to discontinue sprawling trends through revolutionizing suburban planning. Sprawl impairs social connectivity, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. Sprawling suburbs can span for miles. Large properties result in lengthy distances between neighbors. Grocery, clothing, and hardware stores are outside of the expansive residence area. Business districts aren’t centralized and are even further away. This spread out design results in a reliance of cars, which removes social opportunities available walking or on public transport. An author mentioned how sprawl contributes to female isolation. The traditional practice of men working while woman
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