edge cities, technoburbs, boomburbs
, middle landscape ir kt.) (Adell 1999; Ghent ...
In the last two decades, analysts of urban change have focused on the evolution of metropolitan areas that have increasingly taken the form of "fragmented mixtures of employment and residential settings, combining urban and suburban characteristic." (1) Edge cities, edgeless cities, exurbs, boomburbs
, metroburbs, development corridors, and nodes represent a new phase in the history of the city.
LeFurgy present Boomburbs
: The Rise of America's Accidental Cities, the amazing true story of how America's suburbs have swelled to sudden big-city size, transforming the face of the nation.
(87) The fastest-growing suburbs are what Robert Lang and Patrick Simmons have described as "boomburbs
"--municipalities with populations over 100,000 that are are not the largest cities in their metropolitan areas but have experienced double-digit rates of population growth in recent decades.
; the rise of America's accidental cities.
He is currently working on a book for Brookings Institution Press entitled Boomburbs
: The Rise of America's Accidental Cities.
In the United States, suburbs are also on the rise, with the emergence of fast-growing "boomburbs
." Diversity is increasing in both cities and suburbs, including growing numbers of elderly, single, and nonfamily households.
A clear answer emerged: a type of neighborhood dubbed "the Boomburbs
"--suburban neighborhoods with working parents.
The effects of these forces sometimes have far reaching ramifications--from the "cappuccino" gentrification of the rural West--to the so-called boomburbs
around metro areas like Miami and Dallas.
Census data by the Fannie Mae Foundation, there are 53 "boomburbs
" in the nation, which it defines as places with 100,000 or more residents that are not the largest city in their area.
According to the report, entitled "Boomburbs
: The Emergence of Large, Fast-Growing Suburban Cities in the United States," 53 suburbs have grown by 10 percent or more every decade since they became urban.
A report released in June by the Fannie Mae Foundation claims these "boomburbs
" are bursting onto the sprawl scene.