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Invest in Attainable Housing Downtown

Dense housing is central to walkability
  • Jeff Speck
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Abstract

AN IDEAL MIXED-USE COMMUNITY has something approaching a jobs/housing balance. Since most places in America are either mostly residential or mostly commercial, the path to mixed use must logically take one of two directions: either adding commercial uses to residential neighborhoods, or adding residential uses to commercial neighborhoods. Of those two, the former is what we professionals call a theoretical possibility. It never happens.

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