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Sprawltastic

Last week I took a drive out to the sprawled out mess at Walker and the 401. My reasons were two fold.

1. I was trying to get a few shots to display at the Check Out This Sprawl exhibit, and…

2. I wanted to see what all the crying was about, although I must confess I feel little pity in my heart for those who build/buy a crappy cookie cutter house hard up against a highway. I think you get what you deserve…

Anyway, on with the show!

Crammed in like sardines.

This is living. I heard it compared before, how street in new sub divisions serve the same purpose alley’s did for old neighbourhoods. A place to park you car, put our your trash, and access to your garage.

Every street looks the same. Seriously.

Yay! Triplets!

Seriously?

Yup. Unicorn Street. I would be embarrassed to tell people I lived on Unicorn Street.

Here’s someone with a nice view of the machinery rebuilding the 401. Three cars too… A pickup and an SUV. Glad I don’t have that gas bill.

Garages with attached houses. The landscaping might look like crap, but at least they got that fancy stampcrete driveway installed.

I know it all comes down to personal preference, but I couldn’t live in a place like that. I like the fact that I can park my car on the weekends, and walk and/or ride my bike wherever I need to go.

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