I was visiting a friend in the hospital a few summers ago, and looked out over our neighbourhood. I was amazed to see how lush and green it looks with the large trees lining the streets. The apartment buildings are all 4 storeys or less, and it looked so inviting and friendly. It’s amazing what looking from above can do to help you see the true structure of your area.
Houzz is showing what different neighbourhoods look like. It’s obvious that some of them were designed by people who would never live there — cut off from shopping and parks.
Take a closer look: