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Old Posted Apr 17, 2017, 9:31 AM
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Ebenezer Howard’s Garden Cities: The Garden City model was used all over the world throughout the 19th century, including the Americas and former British colonies around Asia. The model has been largely criticized for facilitating many of the problems Howard wanted to plan against: rather than self-sustained mini-cities, many garden cities have in practice become suburbs on the outskirts of larger, more industrial urban centers with long commuting distances.


Having grown up in a garden city myself, I always wondered why it was so boring. Now I know - they put all the interesting people in the home for inebriates, the epileptic farms and the home for waifs!
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