A Neighborhood Garden in Hillyard, Spokane.

A definable geographic neighborhood. The domain of a child on a bicycle. A neighborhood is a distinct collection of dwellings, such as an apartment complex or building, or group of houses.

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open space

neighborhood garden, pocket park.


Bus Stop. walkways. postal drop box. recycling dropoff.


Daycare available in homes. Access to tools. meeting places / spaces / rooms.


neighborhood laws.


emergency response team. block home.

commerce & industry

No particular businesses here other than some home-based industry, teleworkers, salons, etc in individual dwellings. Possible cafe or intimate dining avaiable.



unique to this level

Just Plain livin'.

some good names

Sleepy Hollow. Tortilla Flat. Send your favorite hood names to me. I'll compile.
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