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Nantucket

Nantucket


Americans pay premium prices to vacation in towns with traditional streets like this one on Nantucket. Trees, fences, railings, walls, lampposts, and front gardens help to scale and shape the civic space.


Drawing by Catherine Johnson
from James Howard Kunstler's book
Home From Nowhere (Simon & Schuster, 1996).


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