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Blog post by Jay Walljasper on 22 Jul 2013
Jay Walljasper, Better! Cities & Towns

Neighbors in Conover Commons in Redmond, Washington share an open field as their community gathering spot.

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An impressive example of new urbanism!

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Cover of Ross Chapin’s book Pocket Neighborhoods

 

Ross Chapin recently presented his ideas on the concept of Pocket Neighborhoods at an Urban Times sponsored workshop in Asheville, North Carolina (USA).  The event, a collaborative venture organized by the Asheville Design Center, drew over 100 design professionals, planners, and members of the public, focused on Chapin’s ideas of creating a community designed around the forgotten concepts of neighborliness and well… community.  On his website, Chapin provides the following breakdown of pocket neighborhoods:

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 By: Kaid Benfield

  

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Discovering Canada's Most Charming and Distinguished Neighbourhoods

ClassicNeighbourhoods.com presents a visual showcase of many of the country's most desireable places to live

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