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Episode 13: Bruce Tomaso On Placemaking

The nature of cities is changing.  Old distinctions between urban and suburban are breaking down as places like Plano begin to challenge bigger city neighbors for growth.  That trend has placemaking efforts underway in communities across the country to create the perfect walkable urban district to serve as a center for new life.  In his essay for The Catalyst, a journal from the George W. Bush Institute, SMU professor and former Dallas Morning News reporter and editor Bruce Tomaso describes how suburbs are coming of age.