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Sam Bass Warner, Modeling the Streetcar Suburbs, 1962. CSISS Classics

  • Author(s): Corbett, John
  • Editor(s): Janelle, Donald
  • et al.

In his 1962 book Streetcar Suburbs, Sam Bass Warner, Jr., using Boston as an example, highlighed how suburbanization,  the attendant abandonment of the urban landscape, and a lack of coherent planning contributed to social class segregation and dependence on long-distance commuting.

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