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Designing with Density in Delaware – Delaware Example

Paynter's Mill

Milton, DE
Paynter's Mill is the prototypical example of traditional neighborhood design. Located just minutes from downtown Milton, DE, Paynter's Mill has three distinctive residential communities in addition to retail space. Paynter's Mill good design features include:

These include:

  • Mixed land use
  • Mixed density
  • Alleys behind homes
  • Narrow roads
  • Front porches
  • Beautiful landscaping
  • Tree-lined streets
  • Shared-open space
  • Community center serves as hub of community
  • Small street lights
  • Minimum setbacks
  • Street parking
  • Slower speed limits
  • Gross density is 2.73 units per acre
Paynter's Mill is a must-see community for any resident of Delaware.
Paynter's Mill, Milton, DE, View 1
Paynter's Mill, Milton, DE, View 2
Paynter's Mill, Milton, DE, View 3
For more images of this neighborhood, please go to our Flickr set for Paynter's Mill.

Last Updated: Friday, 07-Nov-2014 09:26:23 EST
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