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.