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Making Space for Corner Stores

Too many cities lack a legal way for corner stores to be planned or built—despite the obvious benefits of the use to neighborhoods.
February 11, 2020, 9am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Victoria, British Columbia

Robert Gibbs writes about corner stores as the smallest and most useful type of retail, and provides guidance on the kinds of land use and development considerations that enable the construction of this rare (in most of the United States) building type.

Gibbs lists the kinds of parking, square footage, land use, location, and other considerations that zoning codes must address to create more opportunities for corner stores to benefit residential neighborhoods.

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Published on Monday, February 10, 2020 in CNU Public Square
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