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NYC's new suburbia: More urban

The reinvention of suburban living is appealing to empty nesters and professionals in their 40s and 50s

The Ritz-Carlton Residences (left) in North Hills, New York, is one of a wave of new developments catering to people seeking out a decidedly more urbanised suburban experience.

Mr Thakral and Ms Chodha will move this spring from the city to the suburbs.

New York

SOME suburbs around New York City are becoming decidedly less suburban, as new apartment buildings and condominium communities close to mass transit help expand the downtowns of these villages and towns. Multifamily housing is also popping up near highways and main thoroughfares...

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