Glendale's New Urban Village -- A Trend?

A new rezoning plan in downtown Glendale, CA, calls for building housing above neighborhood retail stores and restaurants.
July 1, 2003, 9am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"City officials hope to create a new kind of community, where residents can walk downstairs to run errands, converge at coffee shops and find entertainment all on the same street — and maybe even walk to work a few blocks away. Officials also hope pedestrians will spill over to Brand Boulevard, the city's main drag, and boost business there... With the vote, Glendale hopes to join a spattering of Southern California cities developing mixed-use complexes on commercial boulevards, such as Venice Renaissance, Burbank Media Village and Pasadena's Paseo Colorado."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 in The Los Angeles Times
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