Kentucky Developers Hatch Plan Against Sprawl

Kentucky, a state slow to adapt the concepts of New Urbanism, eyes several developments that are walkable and pedestrian friendly.
June 26, 2006, 6am PDT | Matt Baumann
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"In a fast-growing corridor of Scott County, Doug and Joey Smith are building a neighborhood they believe will resemble small-town Kentucky from an earlier era -- with a modern twist."

"If all goes as planned, Villages at Falls Creek homeowners will be able to buy groceries, get in a quick workout at the gym and make an ATM withdrawal without leaving their subdivision."

"The father-and-son developers are planning about 350 homes, townhouses and condos, along with a bank, restaurant, convenience mart and grocery store, on 78 rolling acres near two new schools and an 80-acre public park."

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Published on Thursday, June 22, 2006 in The Courier-Journal
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