A Sustainable Community Profile

Martin, Muscoe
January 1995
Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm;Winter95, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p30
Academic Journal
The article provides information about Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania. Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania is often cited as an example of successful traditional town planning. Chestnut Hill has a long history as an attractive, pedestrian-oriented suburb with a distinctly urban character. Chestnut Hill can also be seen as a sustainable community in a number of ways. The community is well served by public transportation. It has walkable distances to shopping and transit stops reduce the need for automobiles.


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