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3/5 rating details
  • Childcare 4/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Eating Out 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 4/5
  • Lack of Traffic 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Shopping Options 4/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Schools 3/5

"Parkmerced: The Rebirth of a Notion"

It looked so good on paper: a planned community with a variety of building styles and heights, the whole of it set in a park-like environment of greenswards and trees, with streets radiating from oval parks and private courtyards serving clusters of apartments and townhouses. Not only would the area appeal to people seeking a respite from the cramped conditions of the rowhouses of San Francisco, it might also tempt those considering a move to the suburbs to remain in the city. Finally, the devel... Full review
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