KunstlerCast #6: Zoning

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20 Mar 2008 |
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Ya seen one town in America, ya seen 'em all. But that's because they're all mandated to look that way! In this episode of KunstlerCast, James Howard Kunstler tells the tragic story of zoning codes in the United States. At one time, zoning was a rational response to unpleasant conditions of the newly emerging industrial city. But the fanatical level to which zoning became worshiped by public officials has reduced urban planning from an art form to the mere administration of curb cuts, signage and statistical analysis of traffic flow.

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