Mosaic District

Curbless, reverse crowned street, lots of LEDs, bulb-outs, and generous trees for the "fashion district." EDENS, the developer, principally owns grocery-anchored neighborhood shopping centers (a/k/a minimalls) throughout the South.

 

(For now, the aerial view in Flickr's map shows the previous site condition: quite a contrast.)

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  • Andy B. 3y

    For a second I thought that was the updated Metreon in SF: www.westfield.com/metreon/revitalize/
  • Steven Vance 3y

    Alex Wilson often talks about using reverse crowned streets: less sewer infrastructure to maintain.
  • Payton Chung 3y

    I would guess that the curbless, reverse crowned approach here principally facilitates shoppers wandering across the street. The tree pits certainly look ample enough to handle a good chunk of stormwater drainage, though.

    And yes, the yellow line is probably in lieu of painting the not-really-curb yellow. I assume that this is a private way, rather than a public street, since it has unconventional signage.
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