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The 'Jetson house' of suburbia

From the construction of the first bungalow in Don Mills, Ont. in 1953, the debate went one way or the other. Perfectly planned communities were idyllic for some and unliveable for others. Since then, skeptics have weighed in on suburbia's cookie-cutter qualities — strip malls, two-car garages and endless doughnut shops. Nevertheless, Canadian suburbs continue to grow faster than cities, and now even musicians have claimed them a hub of artistic creativity.

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Residents say modern home doesn't fit with original Don Mills architecture.
Medium: Television
Program: CBC Evening News
Broadcast Date: Aug. 12, 1998
Guest(s): Nick Bernhard
Duration: 7:38

Last updated: February 19, 2013

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