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Radburn, a planned community inspired by England’s Garden Cities, emphasized common areas, like this walkway and park, and allocated a minimal amount of land to individual homes. While walkways may have had some environmental impact by encouraging residents to walk for local travel, the narrow motor ways in the community have had difficulty accommodating modern families who often own more than one vehicle. This photograph shows a motor way crossing over a walkway.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radburn,_New_Jersey

http://www.radburn.org/

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Creator 2 Dates

1882-1975

Creator 2 Role

Urban Planner

Creator 3 Dates

1878-1936

Creator 3 Role

Urban Planner

Creator 4 Dates

1891-1954

Creator 4 Role

Landscape Architect

Subject Headings

Cities and towns -- Community -- New Jersey -- Fair Lawn -- Radburn;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

New Jersey

City Name

Fair Lawn

Keywords

planned community, Radburn, New Jersey, walkways, neighborhoods

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