New Urbanism: A Comparative Case Study

Alternative Communities:

Comparative Case Studies of Celebration, FL and Bay View, MI

This project compared and contrasted two communities, Bay View, Michigan and Celebration, Florida. Bay View, a Chautauqua community, and Celebration, a New Urbanist town, offer a singular concept of how life should be lived in pursuit of an ideal. These communities offer an alternative to the urban or suburban experience (though some may argue they are merely different shadings of suburban) and provide an alternative lifestyle in that they have to some extent separated themselves from society in order to provide a space to live those beliefs.

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