Debunking the Cul-de-Sac

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/design/2011/09/street-grids/124/

“It was addressing real problems, but it went overboard,” Garrick says of the suburban model. “It took real problems and then made caricatures for solutions.”

“It’s ironic,” Garrick says, “but the thing is the patterns that we used to use in American cities are patterns that were built over thousands of years. And there’s a reason they were built that way.”
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>>>>Not a good use of irony. Sounds more ACCURATE than IRONIC. Roman roads have lasted 2000 years, why does anyone think American cul-de-sacs would?

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