Friday, August 19, 2005

Good article on CNN, plus Audio story

Die, die, monster home! Die!
Homes are bigger than ever. Now there's a backlash against the 'mansionization' of America.

August 18, 2005: 4:08 PM EDT
By Les Christie, CNN/Money staff writer

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - The American home is getting bigger. And fatter. And, to some, uglier. Now, towns are fighting back.


Cape Cod Residents Decry Rise of Large Homes

by

Morning Edition, August 25, 2005 ยท Around the country, buyers are scooping up real estate, knocking down old houses, and building grand new mansions. It's a trend that's finally coming to Cape Cod, birthplace of the original summer cottage. Some residents worry the demolitions are slowly erasing the cape's traditional character. From member station WBUR, Monica Brady-Myerov reports.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4815026

1 Comments:

At 8/22/2005 5:42 PM, Blogger Daisy Duke said...

Who's sending to council members?
Who's calling council members, daily?
Who wants a useful tool?
I hope it's you!
-DD

 

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