Zappos http://knau.org en Beyond Sprawl: Gambling On Downtown Las Vegas http://knau.org/post/beyond-sprawl-gambling-downtown-las-vegas <p><span class="dateline">LAS VEGAS</span> &mdash; Like most Southwest cities, the <a href="http://www.lasvegasnevada.gov/"><font color="#015190">Las Vegas</font></a> growth model was to expand out, creating sprawling suburbs and quiet gated communities.</p><p>But one trendsetting local business &ndash; the online shoe company, <a href="http://www.zappos.com/"><font color="#015190">Zappos</font></a> &ndash; thinks an urban setting would be a better fit for its employees and industry.</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 07:00:00 +0000 5301 at http://knau.org Beyond Sprawl: Gambling On Downtown Las Vegas