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Transportation and Urban Geography

Cities and Suburbs

When did suburbs become fashionable

Following World War II, the subsequent housing boom and construction of interstate highways led to the development of low-density housing surrounding cities. These areas of low-density housing are known as suburbs. Suburbs have been extremely popular since the 1950s.



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