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
Historical documents shed light on neighbourhood life in numerous historical preindustrial or nonwestern cities.