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new town

(in Britain) a town that has been planned as a complete unit and built with government sponsorship, esp to accommodate overspill population

new town

A new, essentially self-sufficient city, built in a previously undeveloped area, which provides residential, commercial, industrial, educational, recreational, and public facilities.
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For a planned town center in the city of Burien, Washington, the health department implemented a pilot health impact assessment (HIA), which judges a project's potential effects on the health of a population and the distribution of those effects within the population (Dannenberg et al., 2008; European Centre for Health Policy, 1999).
THE planned town hall overhaul could yet be stalled by legal challenges from angry district council chiefs, it emerged last night.
Could this cemetery, then, have belonged to the household of the very man who launched the construction of a 49-hectare (121-acre) planned town by the end of the seventh century--a vast undertaking by any standards--and with it a new era of enterprise?
The temporary artwork is part of the council's planned town centre revamp.
The planned industrial community was still a novel idea in Newfoundland in the early 1920s, and only Grand Falls was a holistically planned town. Foreign capitalists owned Grand Falls, and the government awarded ANDCo, major concessions to locate there.
Also, as a planned town, it has some unusual features such as wide roads and boulevards, playgrounds, an abundance of greenspace, few visible hydro and telephone lines and no T.V.
The authors also criticize Levitt for not acknowledging certain forerunners--the pioneering experiments by nonprofit housing cooperatives, such as Sunnyside Gardens in Queens, completed in 1928; or such government-sponsored projects as Greenbelt, a planned town in Maryland.
Renzo Piano's new Design Centre for Daimler Chrysler is part of the company's huge new works (more tightly planned town than company plant) in Sindelfingen, southwest of Stuttgart.
The proposal wouldredevelop about 93 acres of mostly industrially zoned land into a planned town center community with 625 residences, 464,000 square feet of retail, entertainment and restaurant space, 200,000 square feet of office space, two hotels totaling 350 rooms and a 30-acre park.<br />The site, bordered by Robbins Lane on the west and the Long Island Expressway on the south, is made up of the 39-acre former Cerro Wire property and 54 acres that house the Town of Oyster Bay's public works facilities, the town's animal shelter and includes the 38-acre former Syosset landfill, which some residents say is still toxic.<br />The landfill was declared a Superfund site by the U.S.
The development parcel, which has full utilities access, an adjacent fiber-optics line and planned town water and sewer, has the capacity for up to 600,000 square feet of office, laboratory and industrial space.