Strip malls are one of the quintessential symbols of the suburban movement. But many of the retail strips in the Washington region are dying. We talk with architect and urban planner Roger K. Lewis about how neighborhoods crafted in the suburban mold can be “retrofitted” and re-energized and whether neighborhoods with a suburban feel should be open to these projects.


  • Roger Lewis Architect; Columnist, "Shaping the City," Washington Post; and Professor Emeritus of Architecture, University of Maryland College Park

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