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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer? (explain why)
A single mega mixed-use in a downtown 2 18.18%
Multiple smaller mixed-use peppered around a downtown 8 72.73%
Other 1 9.09%
Voters: 11. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-20-2015, 03:13 AM
 
Location: West Cobb (formerly Vinings)
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What I'm seeing in areas like Smyrna/Vinings/Cumberland are a lot of small mixed-use developments popping up creating a sort of fabric around the area versus other areas like Avalon, Ridenour and Buckhead Atlanta which are giant planned centralized mixed-use communities. Which do you like better? More small mixed-use or less big ones? You decide, and why?
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Old 09-20-2015, 01:25 PM
 
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Both are good (development is good) but smaller projects seem to create a more organic/less contrived environment.
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:33 PM
 
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I definitely prefer Multiple Smaller.

At the same time though - Megas like Atlantic Station are starting to naturalize.
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Plain and simple, both.
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Old 09-20-2015, 04:52 PM
 
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I like the smaller projects better; they add more texture, layers, and diversity to the built environment.
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