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Mix Land Uses
The Domain: Shopping/restaurants on the bottom, residential on top.
take advantage of compact building design
Belmont Dairy: Shopping/groceries on the bottom floors, apartment buildings.
Create a range of housing opportunities and choices
Benedict Commons - Aspen, Colorado: Each unit has a private entrance, a roof deck, garden space, or small entry deck. The apartments are built above a parking garage and around a courtyard.
Provide a variety of transportation choices
King Farm, Rockville, Maryland: Many busses, trains, and bike/pedestrian paths.
foster distinctive, attractive communities with a strong sense of place
The Can Company: Former industrial factory is preserved and made into office space, raising job rates while preserving historical value.
create walkable neighborhoods
Northwest Landing, Dupont, Washington: Everything within walking distance, lots of bike paths and very pedestrian friendly.
preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty, and critical environmental areas
In Abacoa: Valuable farmland is being preserved because of compact community design and open space organization. There are hundreds of acres of parks throughout Abacoa and many other things to help the ecosystem.
encourage community and stakeholder collaboration in development decisions
Barrio Logan, San Diego, California: More community services like child care, laundry, and social services building. In the park, they had local artists paint Mexican-style murals, and they built attractive and affordable apartments for low-income families, and during building, they took input from tenants.
make development decisions predictable, fair, and cost-effective
Silver Spring, Maryland: Dynamic post war retail center, many of it taken away by malls. Want a redeveloped Pedestrian and Transit Oriented community. Retail space, entertainment space, office space, and many more residences.
strengthen and direct development toward existing communities
Uptown District, San Diego, California: Used old building to create an apartment plaza/retail oasis. Pedestrian friendly.
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