(Re)Plant the Suburbs: An Arcadian Alternative to Abolition (w/maps)

A solid sheet of sunbaked concrete stretches from Portland, Maine, to Washington, D.C., to further points in all directions. US Interstate 95’s endless offshoots — the suburbs and exurbs that make the Northeast Urban Corridor — keep the sun from reaching the soils that have, for centuries, sustained the region’s uprise of wealth and consequent intake of mass populations.

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Writer, historian, geographer

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