New PDF release: Columbia at 50: A Memoir of a City

By Len Lazarick

Jim Rouse secretly obtained 14,000 acres of farmland in segregated Howard County, Maryland, in 1964. He promised to rework the land right into a urban of 100,000 that was once "economically different, poly-cultural, multi-faith and interracial." Veteran journalist Len Lazarick tells the interesting tale of ways this new city of Columbia grew and prospered during the last half-century, with many successes and some disasters. In 2016, cash journal known as it the "best small urban to reside in America."

Columbia provided new types for lots of points of existence. there have been interfaith non secular facilities, leading edge faculties that turned the very best within the kingdom, greater healthiness care thoughts, open house greenery close to each door step, artistic information media, proliferating arts enterprises, health and activity amenities for each curiosity, and new suggestions in buying facilities. Lazarick appears to be like in any respect the foremost features of the deliberate neighborhood and the major avid gamers that made them paintings, weaving the tale of him and his kinfolk in the course of the tale.

Columbia has helped rework a rural county among Baltimore and Washington into one of many richest and top proficient locations within the usa. This easy-to-read sequence of essays tells how that happened.

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