Juxtaposition of land classifications, such as residential, office, commercial, industrial, park, and flood plain within a given area. Land use is controlled by zoning ordinances that reflect political decisions often made at the local level.
A form of development that mixes residential, commercial, retail, and other uses in one project.
a project in which a variety of complementary land uses are planned and constructed in one coordinated development. Typical mixed-use projects have office towers, street-level retail areas or malls, parking structures, and a subway and/or bus station at their base. Some have a hotel, theater or park as well.