chapter  3
The Suburban City Takes Shape
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It was emphasised in Chapter 2 that the influence of Melvin Webber and the Los Angeles-style grid both contributed to a perceived suburbanity in the planning and design of Milton Keynes. In their 1992 book on Milton Keynes, Terence Bendixson and John Platt, both writers on urban matters, described the new city with much justification as a 'grand suburban design'.1