2012/06/18

neighborhood model

Filed under: Urban Planning — WmX @ 00:21

named the opposite of what it is
My introduction to real estate advertising was an issue of Mad Magazine in the 1960′s.
Honest to goodness, discover Treesdale.
(Techniques outlined in the magazine seem to be in play here. Formerly the road was lined with massive oaks…)

mallside is accurate

Land use planners have spent too much time focusing on numbers: the number of units per acre, the number of cars per hour, the number of floors per building, and not enough time on the values, customs, characteristics, and quirks that make a place worth caring about. Edward T McMahon


Dazzle with a clever name. Put a giraffe on the roof.


I believe the name of this development is the East Rio Office Park. Dentists, lawyers and deer. I challenge any member of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors to walk Route 29 from Rio Road to the City line and say:
“I don’t see the need for Places 29″

These neighborhoods and their centers will be pedestrian-oriented and mixed-use; they will offer a variety of housing choices, retail environments, office types, and employment opportunities. They will be connected by an attractive, efficient, and accessible multimodal transportation system.–AlbCo Community Development

1 Comment »

  1. What a great expose of our roadside town.

    Comment by birdie — 2012/06/19 @ 07:31

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