Excerpts from this story referencing "Wye Island":
"… a population of more than 98,000.In 1973, Rouse announced plans to develop Wye Island, 2,800 acres of isolated farmland in Queen Anne’s County, about a 30-min …"
"… uthor Boyd Gibbons found enough material to write an entire book about it (Wye Island: The True Story of an American Community’s Struggle to Preserve Its Way …"
"… content to have all future growth fit this pattern, and to them Rouse’s Wye Island proposal might as well have depicted a lunar city made of green cheese.Rou …"
"… tion and hostility as well as a housing market on the skids, pulled out of Wye Island in 1974. He predicted that development would sprawl across the county. Tha …"