Prairie Heights Subdivision
Location: Davenport, Iowa, North of 53rd St. West of Eastern Avenue.
located on 220 acres - 70 acres was purchased by High Development Corp. from Cedar Rapids
Amenities: 3 Baseball Diamonds, A new to be built Eastern Avenue Branch Library, Dog park, 20 acres set aside for a possible school site, 13 acres off of 53rd for possible commercial, possible Davenport Promise (see Davenport Promise Blog to be written on 2-6-09 - voting takes place as of March 3, 2009 and rumors are it would be covered.
Price: Roughly starting in the 180's - currently being developed all new construction
Zoned: Traditional neighborhood development district - aka new urbanism
Distinctions: Architectural designs must be submitted and approved by the planning and zoning comittee, Everyhouse has to be within one qurter mile from an open space: park, playground, green space,etc., Homes are built closer to the streets within fifteen feet - typical is not within 30 feet, 24-27 feet streets compared to thirty one feet in typical neighborhoods, sidewalks are 5 feet wide compared to 4 feet in atypical neighborhood, Parkland spread across entire subdivision, Library nearby to open in 2010.
Pririe Heights will be ideal for some and seem strange to others for more information call: 563-271-2482 or check for more blogs as the subdivision comes along.