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Growing a better Greenwood

Recognizing that its aging commercial core has become more a pen for herds of cars than a neighborhood gathering place, the Greenwood community is hatching plans to make the area more people friendly. The hope is to create landscaping, perhaps a central plaza and a pedestrian walkway that would link major business tenants and attract small shops as well as innovative housing.

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Making way for the people
Setting buildings back from the existing right-of-way makes room for landscaping, porches, stoops and entry stairs to create a residential and pedestrian focus.
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Note: Drawings not to scale.

Source: Heartland, GGLO, Heffron MICHELE LEE MCMULLEN / THE SEATTLE TIMES

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