High-rises sprout in rural areas as city mice go country
In Israel, rising home prices, lack of land for new construction in urban areas drive families and developers into areas that were once farmland.
Many would define a city by its having a street grid, a large variety of neighborhoods, high-rises, noise, nightlife and a constant din of traffic. In contrast, rural communities are known for houses with yards, run-down paths, trees and grass all around, and quiet.
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