Building Healthy Communities

August 29, 2016

Jim Hall, the Planning and Design Studio director for community planning firm VHB, looked at six of the best traditional planning models: Savannah, Ga. Riverside, Ill., Radburn, N.J., Levittown, N.Y., Seaside,Fla., and the Fused Grid from the Canadian Home and Mortgage Corporation.

He adapted aspects from each to create the Walkable Grid, a new neighborhood design model. The Walkable Grid will debut at The Grow, which has been dubbed Central Florida’s first agrihood, complete with a farm and community gardens.

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