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Community Design Review
New Community Design (NCD) offers a distinct alternative to the developmental "sprawl" that has dominated real estate growth over the last 50 years. NCD principles can be used to create vibrant neighborhoods of housing, parks, and schools within walking distance of shops, civic services, jobs, and transit - in short, a modern version of the traditional American town of times past.

The PDF document links below connect you to the document written by the National Governors Association in 2001. The first is the entire document; the second link goes directly to the Project Evaluation Checklist.

New Community Design to the Rescue
New Community Design Project Evaluation Checklist

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