New Urbanism Approach
A couple sitting on the stone bench alongside the stream.

Vista Field is very different from typical developments seen in many cities. As envisioned, Vista Field will be developed using a New Urbanism model: A neighborhood-scale planning approach focused on mixed-uses, active public spaces, multi-modal access, pedestrian-scale streets and a density of development not typically found within the Tri-Cities region.

Once complete, Vista Field will have many distinctive features and look more like city blocks found within historic downtown areas with diverse local businesses, cozy neighborhoods and public plazas.

These types of town center developments that meld cultures and bring vibrancy to communities are sought after. During the master planning process, the Port of Kennewick heard clearly from citizens that this type of development is what they want.

Read more about the New Urbanism approach.

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