California City: Neighborhood Plans
In order to attract a wide variety and number of prospective home owners to this planned community, Smith and Williams designed a variety of neighborhood plans to fit different demographics. Some neighborhoods featured wide, park-like lots without fences, others were to be standard suburban lots with equal-sized lots, still others were 'atrium houses' which featured an interior courtyard, as well as townhomes, high rises, and senior living facilities. All would be within easy walking or driving distance of work, school, shopping, and recreational facilities.
Smith and Williams, architects
Smith & Williams records, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Smith and Williams, architects, “California City: Neighborhood Plans,” UCSB ADC Omeka, accessed October 25, 2020, http://www.adc-exhibits.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/193.