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Designing with Density in Delaware – Delaware Example

The Overlook

Dover, DE
The Overlook, Dover, DE, View 1
The Overlook is located on Silver Lake directly off of State Street in downtown Dover. The Overlook was one of Dover’s first neo-traditional neighborhoods and features a variety of features that make its appeal nearly irresistible. These include:

  • Short streets
  • On-street parking
  • Very wide sidewalks
  • Minimum setbacks
  • Small street lights
  • Front porches
  • Narrow lots
  • Alleys
  • Public transit
  • Beautifully landscaped
  • Playground
  • Gross density is 6.53 units per acre
The Overlook also utilizes an advanced storm water management system and unique utility design, all with the beautiful view of Silver Lake.
The Overlook, Dover, DE, View 2
The Overlook, Dover, DE, View 4
The Overlook, Dover, DE, View 3
For more images of this neighborhood, please go to our Flickr set for The Overlook.

Last Updated: Friday, 07-Nov-2014 09:27:49 EST
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