Urban Neighborhoods: Amelia Park

June 16, 2008 9 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

The 106 acre Amelia Park development in Fernandina Beach is the First Coast's most well planned Traditional Neighborhood Development (TND).


What is a TND?

The acronym TND stands for Traditional Neighborhood Development, a comprehensive planning system that includes a variety of housing types and land uses in a defined area. The variety of uses permits educational facilities, civic buildings and commercial establishments to be located within walking distance of private homes. A TND is served by a network of paths, streets and lanes suitable for pedestrians as well as vehicles. This provides residents the option of walking, biking or driving to places within their neighborhood. Present and future modes of transit are also considered during the planning stages

Public and private spaces have equal importance, creating a balanced community that serves a wide range of home and business owners. The inclusion of civic buildings and civic space -- in the form of plazas, greens, parks and squares -- enhances community identity and value.


Amelia Park Photo Tour


For more information, visit: www.ameliapark.com