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Profile Of A New Town: Doe Mill, CA

Like most successful new urbanist developments, Doe Mill Neighborhood in Chico, Calif., is a jewel crafted by generalists.
September 3, 2003, 11am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Doe Mill is enjoying success in tangible and less tangible ways. The sales numbers look good: Doe Mill competes well with local CSD projects, with homes going to members of a waiting list and garnering premiums in the 20 percent range, even though the Doe Mill homes are slightly smaller and are sited on smaller lots. The explanation behind that is easy, says Anderson. 'Our home buyers understand the benefits of the neighborhood beyond their own house and yard.' "

Thanks to Congress on New Urbanism

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Published on Monday, September 1, 2003 in The Town Paper
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