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04 March 2011
What is a suburb?
I remember an exercise a few years ago where we tried to find a formula for defining which municipalities in New Jersey were suburban. None of efforts ever treated Jersey City as suburban. But Joel Kotkin appears to be treating places like Jersey City as suburbs in his latest analysis of sprawl.
An Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture in Rutgers’ School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. He also serves as Associate Director of the Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis and Undergradaute Program Director for Environmental Planning and Design. As a graduate of Kentucky (BSLA), LSU (MLA) and Wisconsin (PhD), he has a passion for the critical role of state universities as a source for world-class research and education based on inquiry arousal but is too busy keeping up this award-winning blog. Dr. Tulloch can be reached at dtulloch[at]crssa.rutgers.edu
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