Fortune Magazine: The Reincarnation of Bell Labs
Fortune Magazine writer Chris Matthews, discusses new urbanism, preserving history, and how the Bell Works project came to be in Holmdel, NJ. Matthews tells the story of how Somerset Development President Ralph Zucker got his career start as a “typical suburban sprawl developer”, and why Zucker’s first idea for redevelopment did not catch on in the community but how the current plans for Bell Works did.
Read the article in its entirety here.
The 1978 Nobel Prize in Physics winning Bell Telephone Labs scientists Robert Wilson (right)
and Arno Penzias (left) in front of the antenna which helped them discover
cosmic microwave background radiation at the original
Bell Labs in Holmdel, NJ.