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  • Developments (= similar houses all built at the same time) were built in the suburbs where there was space for them. Cities tend to grow a lot more slowly and less homogeneously.
  • I think it has to do with the time frame in which they were built, it seems that now a days it's just quicker and easier to have cookie cutters. Most of the buildings in more urban areas are older and/or designed at different times. Unlike now, where it's not uncommon to build 5 new homes in as quick a fashion as possible.
  • Asingle developer tends to buy large tracts of land and subdivide the lots and build houses before even having buyers for them. They often build these communities in a theme to fit the weird names they give them

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