Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA

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Robert Simon, a visionary American city planner, believed that creating community was more important then building buildings. He envisioned 'another way of living' in the suburbs, combining the best of the city with the best of the country. In 1964, he developed the New Town of Reston, VA where he made his utopian vision a reality.

Reston became an international sensation who inspired new trends in suburban development, mixing residential and commercial uses and creating civic open spaces to promote community.

This well researched documentary by Rebekah Wingert-Jabi introduces you to a man who not only lived to be 101 but who also kept his imagination working to allow change to be a positive force in his ever evolving vision.

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