A New Urbanism-style development in Atlanta is a model for sustainable living + antidote for suburban sprawl

A New Urbanism-style development in Atlanta is a model for sustainable living + antidote for suburban sprawl

Called Serenbe—“a serene place to be”—the New Urbanism-style development is a model for sustainable living, its creators believe. Designed to be an antidote for suburban sprawl, Serenbe weaves together high-density residences with walkability, sustainability, and a self-sufficient mix of agriculture and local businesses. The community has already grown to include 260 residents, a bakery, three high-end restaurants, a weekly farmer’s market, several shops and galleries, and a 19-room inn. “We are tremendously proud of what we’ve built,” says Steve Nygren, who founded the development with his wife, Marie.

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