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Unformatted text preview: Frank Scott - developed grass seed to help people grow full beds of grass in their yards People with lawns needed lawnmowers What purposes does the idea currently serve? o Shows that you're successful, perfectly green and smooth lawn o A good yard is seen as a commitment to the common good, contributing to the greater community o Frank Scott - "Front yard is public and it is selfish to think of your front yard as private" o Sidewalk Adds to the sense of community Connects all lawns, allowing people access to others Protects lawns from possible dangers from the road Space for utilities that aren't located under the street of in someone's yard How susceptible is the idea to change or replacement? o New urbanism doesn't much consider lawns...
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- Fall '08