Inga Saffron on the new urbanism, small scale

West Chester, PACould small towns be the locus of the new urbanism? Towns interested in growing and thriving might do well to heed the example of West Chester, PA, according to Inga Saffron (LF 2012), writing for the Philadelphia Inquirer. The combination of historic architecture, increasing quality residential capacity, culture and walkable streets with interesting shops and restaurants has been a draw for people who want to live in an urban center but don’t want to move to Philadelphia. Read about it in "Changing Skyline: Dynamic W. Chester draws developers.”

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