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


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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