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Enhanced Neighborhood

An existing residential area that could be enhanced with additional amenities, housing types, and neighborhood-serving retail, services, and employment options that contribute to a sustainable neighborhood. Vibrant neighborhoods include a range of uses. The development that occurs in this place-type should be context-sensitive to the surrounding area and implemented in a way that adds to the sense of place. Multi-modal connections from new elements within enhanced neighborhoods are crucial to their success and long-term viability.

Site Priorities

  • Neighborhood-serving retail, services, and employment
  • Mixed housing types
  • Context-sensitive development
  • Connected multi-modal network
  • Well integrated public facilities and greenspaces

Most Suitable Development Types

Low Density Residential
Medium Density Residential
Medium-High Density Residential
Low Density Non-Residential / Mixed-Use