The best neighborhoods have regulations controlling the built environment that enhance the neighborhood. By “built environment”, we mean its buildings (houses, apartments, stores, offices, public buildings like schools, even industries, and so on), streetscapes (including sidewalks, landscaped strips, sidewalks, on-street parking, traffic & bicycle lanes, etc.), and its parks and playgrounds.
Political neighborhoods in the Capital
Neighbourhoods, then, are the spatial units in which face-to-face social interactions occur—the personal settings and situations where residents seek to realise common values, socialise youth, and maintain effective social control.