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The Rise And Fall Of The Cul-De-Sac

Oct 31, 2013
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Once a symbol of freedom from the city, now despised amongst urban hipsters. Why have culs-de-sac fallen out of favor? Because they don't work very well, but also because wealth has shifted away from suburbs and into cities.

When people critique cul-de-sacs, a lot of the time, they're actually critiquing the suburbs more generally. The cul-de-sac has become sort of like the mascot of the suburbs- like if suburbia had a flag, it would have a picture of a cul-de-sac on it.

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