October 27, 2009

Green Gravel Lawns, Arizona

Photograph by James P. Blair

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

Green gravel lawns dress homes in Sun City, a retirement community that opened in 1960 near Phoenix. Arizona's 65-and-over population rose 104 percent between 1950 and 1960.

From the National Geographic book National Geographic Image Collection.


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