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Neighborhood Planning

Citizens are often the most engaged with planning issues at the neighborhood level. Many communities have created neighborhood plans to address the need, but how do these plans coordinate? What are the various models and success stories?


Neighbors & Neighborhoods: Elements of Successful Community Design
Sidney Brower
APA Planners Press, 2011


"Defining and Measuring Community Character"
Bret C. Keast, AICP
Zoning Practice, December 2010

"Gleaning Lessons from Glen Lennox: A Tale of a Community Planning Process"
Megan Wooley
Practicing Planner, March 2013

"Here Comes the Neighborhood: A Cleveland Success Story"
Norman Krumholz, FAICP, and Joy Roller
Planning, March 2012

"The Supermarket as a Neighborhood Building Block: Redefining the Notion of an Anchor"
Mark L. Hinshaw, FAICP, and Brian Vanneman
Planning, March 2010