The Garden District

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Location: Deland, Florida. Former semi-abandoned neighborhood used by drug dealers and customers

The rebuilding of a former crack slum adjacent to Downtown DeLand, FL and renaming it The Garden District. Michael E. Arth redid the district by rebuilding or renovating 30 homes and businesses. The project is featured in the feature documentary, New Urban Cowboy: The Labors of Michael E. Arth.

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Transect Zone(s): T3 sub-urban.
Status: Complete
Project or Plan's Scale: Neighborhood
Features: Affordable/subsidized housing, Green buildings, Mixed uses, Sustainable infrastructure, Transit oriented development.
Land area (in acres): 4
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Residential types: Low-rise flats, Townhouse/rowhouse/maisonette, Semi-detached, Small lot detached, Large lot detached, Live/work.
Project team designers: Michael E. Arth
Project team developers: Michael E. Arth

Previous site status: Redevelopment

Starting/Ending date of construction/implementation: -