There Goes The Neighborhood: 2011

In his classic text on urban planning and culture, Crabgrass Frontier, Kenneth T. Jackson observes that “… suburbia has become the quintessential physical achievement of the United States; it is perhaps more representative of its culture than big cars, tall buildings, or professional football.” Its hallmarks, among other things, are uniformity and homogeneity; from Levittown to the Stepford wives, the suburbs are the place in America where people are alike one another.
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