Article: Carl Norcross, undated [circa 1965?]




Norcross, Carl

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Urban Land


Article, What Buyers Think of Reston, by Carl Norcross, printed in Urban Land, Volume 25, Number 2. Urban Land: News and Trends in City Development is published by the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C. Norcross states the true test of a new town is how the residents feel about it; this article comprises the results of interviews of more than seventy families in a variety of housing throughout Reston. The answers comprise the strongest testimonials for planned, open-space communities that can be found anywhere. Most shared similar enthusiastic feelings about Reston's layout; lakes; open spaces; recreational facilities; culture; and easy maintenance of living in Reston. Planned Community Archives Collection, 444.03.


Article: Black and white, 11" x 8.5" (27.9cm x 21.6cm)


Urban Land Institute, Reston (Va.)


Carl Norcross, "What Buyers Think of Reston," Urban Land: News and Trends in City Development, Volume 25, Number 2.