(January 3, 2012) On January 2, the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, with a circulation over 100,000, featured sprawl and smart growth in the Greater Rochester region. Entitled “Smart growth trends shifting focus away from sprawl,” the article covers adaptive reuse in the city, zoning changes and open space preservation and protection in the suburbs, creating village-like cores in inner-ring suburbs, and more. This article reflects a growing coverage of land use and development issues in the region’s major media.
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