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Texas Developments

Austin West Campus Is The Envy of Austin’s New Urbanists – shows high rises planned for this university area.  (article dated 2/24/17; I’m posting 3/21/18)  Here is the site of the first one, under construction, which looks to be magnificent.  Look … Continue reading

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Tue 1/31/17

Durham, N.H.–Lots of new development in or near downtown the past few years.  Starting on Main St., let’s see what goes up at this fenced-off site, where an old house used to stand.  Here’s a nice new addition to downtown, … Continue reading

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Mon 1/2/17

Longmont, Colo.–I search the web for a new urbanist village in Colorado and came up with Prospect New Town, located on the site of a former tree farm.  Its slogan is, “Where rural country meets urban downtown.”  This appears to … Continue reading

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N.H. Developments

State 10-year highway plan–2017 – 2026–dated 5/18/16–Everett Turnpike widening planned for 2022 – 24. Route 16 Corridor Safety Study–dated June 2015–see p.18 for proposed double-pronged roundabout in Conway

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North Carolina Developments

Charlotte area The Towers at Mattie Rose will feature a woonerf, a European-style shared street concept. This is a small development just outside downtown featuring interesting designs.  (I located the article 12/16/16, but it’s dated 4/15/16).  Here is the location … Continue reading

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Tue 12/13/16

Merrifield, Va.–The StreetView of Avenir Pl. has finally posted, stamp date being October 2016.  Low-rise retail buildings from the massive parking garage on this side, opposite 6-story (mostly) residential buildings with a Harris Teeter store on the ground level.  A … Continue reading

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Fri 11/25/16

Melrose, Mass.–Info about a new senior living facility, The Residence at Melrose Station.  Here is the site on StreetView as of 2012, a one-story business.  This is a drawing of the facility (from the article): Heading east on Essex St., there … Continue reading

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