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Designing with Density in Delaware – Delaware Example


Village of Five Points

Lewes, DE
   
Village of Five Points, Lewes, DE
Village of Five Points, Lewes, DE
   
Village of Five Points, located directly off of Savannah Road in Lewes, Delaware, features a wide array of amenities that make it an ideal neighborhood for anyone to live. The unique location of Five Points allows for easy access to the beach or your shopping destination. While driving through the Village of Five Points, the numerous good design features are quickly apparent.

These include:

  • Mixed residential density
  • On-street parking
  • Mixed land uses
  • Very wide sidewalks
  • Minimum setbacks
  • Small street lights
  • Narrow streets
  • Shared open space
  • Discernible town center
  • Public transit into downtown Lewes
  • Back alleys
  • Gross density is 2.52 units per acre
Village at Five Points calls itself, "hometown living with downtown convenience". Once you stroll through it, you’ll understand why.
Village of Five Points, Lewes, DE
 
Village of Five Points, Lewes, DE
   
For more images of this neighborhood, please go to our Flickr set for Village of Five Points.


Last Updated: Friday, 07-Nov-2014 09:25:43 EST
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