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CNU Public Square: A pocket neighborhood designed for connection

The Ember in Edmond, Oklahoma, is designed so that all neighbors will feel part of the whole via a central gathering space.

The Ember, breaking ground in Edmond, Oklahoma, offers a case study in current pocket neighborhood design. The Ember replaces a nondescript single-family house on two acres with 23 living spaces—mostly cottages, along with five accessory dwellings. About a third of the site, adjacent to a busy street on the east side, is preserved as trees. The housing is walkable to the city’s main street, Broadway, and about a half mile from the center of town. Read entire piece here