Recommended Reading: Home From Nowhere

This article, Home From Nowhere, from the 1996 issue of The Atlantic raises questions that are still relevant today. It's a must read for Bend citizens who care about keeping Bend on the human scale.

Illustrated by Robert Crawford

Illustrated by Robert Crawford

Can the momentum of sprawl be halted? America's zoning laws, intended to control the baneful effects of industry, have mutated, in the view of one architecture critic, into a system that corrodes civic life, outlaws the human scale, defeats tradition and authenticity, and confounds our yearning for an everyday environment worthy of our affection.

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