Rome introduction
Lakewook CA sign
mill towns vs. suburbs

more aerial views of Lakewood Park
the building of large housing developments after WWII, using assembly line techniques
quite quickly some people began to see these as bulldozed landscapes

1959 video on 1950s suburban sprawl

notice that the critique of the environmental impact started within 10 years
these are issues today but were also issues in the 1950s, before the modern environmental movement got going
zoning for commercial and residential areas goes back to the late 1920s

Is the environmental movement a reaction to increasing damage to the environment
Or is it the result of people getting richer and seeing themselves as consumers and complaining about quality of life issues that previously hadn't concerned them
what problems did environmentalists emphasize (p. 6)?

How this story is different:

consumers cared about what affected them