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Author Lang, Robert, 1959-

Title Boomburbs : the rise of America's accidental cities / Robert E. Lang, Jennifer B. LeFurgy.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, [2007]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  307.76 LAN    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 212 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series James A. Johnson metro series
James A. Johnson metro series.
Summary "Addresses the issue of 'boomburbs,' large suburbs of more than 100,000 residents, and examines who lives in them, what drives their development, and how they are governed. Explains why America's suburbs are thriving and how they are shaping the lives of millions of residents"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-198) and index.
Contents Legoland -- From settlements to super suburbs -- Who live in the boomburbs -- The business of boomburbs -- Big skies, small lots : boomburb housing and master planned development -- The small town politics of big cities -- Boomburbs at buildout -- Emerging urban realms and the boomburbs of 2030.
Subject Suburbs -- United States.
Suburban life -- United States.
Added Author LeFurgy, Jennifer B.
ISBN 9780815751144 cloth alkaline paper
0815751141 cloth alkaline paper

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