Columbia, Maryland was an early template for smart growth. It turns 50 this week.

One part real estate project, one part social experiment, Columbia, Maryland is one of the most ambitious and successful planned communities ever built in the United States. Inspired by purposely planned and built “new towns” in postwar Britain, Columbia joined Reston, Virginia and Coral Springs, Florida as one of the most prominent communities conceived during the 1960s.    Read the article………….


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