New Urbanism And The Popsicle Test

CNU offers a simple "popsicle test" to determine if your neighborhood is a New Urbanist neighborhood.
November 15, 2004, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"If an 8-year-old can take a bike to a store for a Popsicle without having to battle highway-size streets, you're probably in a new urbanist neighborhood."

The Charolotte Observer talks to five Charlotte-area land-development professionals about New Urbanism -- and why Charlotte residents should recognize New Urbanism and care about it.

"New Urbanism is the term for types of residential, commercial and mixed-use development that learn from the ways Americans built towns and cities from the 17th century to the 1940s."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Saturday, November 13, 2004 in The Charlotte Observer
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