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Traditional Neighborhood Developments (TND)

Just what is a Traditional Neighborhood Development?

Turn back the clock to a simpler time when a neighborhood streetscape was defined by trees and front porches, not driveways and garages; a time when streets and alleys were safe as playgrounds; when schools, grocery stores and parks were just around the corner and walking was the preferred form of transportation. And remember when a town was actually a town. A place to visit with your neighbor while sitting on the front porch or in the town square. This feeling of neighborhood has virtually disappeared in the United States.

A Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND) is a new form of town expansion. It focuses on the ideals of a small town environment. Instead of isolated land uses with retail in one area, apartments and townhomes in another and single-family residential in yet another, a TND integrates these uses into one functional neighborhood. One that creates a sense of place and the tradition of our past.

playground-300wTraditional Neighborhood Developments are essentially the design framework of “New Urbanism.”

According to the New Urban News, New Urbanism can be defined as the following:

” . . . developments that generally include a interconnected network of streets and blocks, a clear neighborhood center, a mix of uses and housing types, a compact form of pedestrian-oriented design with an emphasis on quality civic spaces.”

Though that sounds a little technical, once you’ve seen a Traditional Neighborhood Development, you probably won’t want to live anywhere else.

Our Amenities

  • Concerts in Park
  • Holiday Celebrations
  • Parties in the park
  • Annual Garage Sale
  • Easter Egg Hunts
  • 4th of July Celebration