Below is an exert from an article, written by Ely Portillo at The Charlotte Observer (Nov 1, 2016):
“A group of “duets” and “triets” in Elizabeth has broken ground in Elizabeth, the latest infill development that’s making the area denser.
The 18 houses by Grandfather homes will range from 2,450 square feet to 2,800 square feet, with listed prices starting at $659,000 and going up to $749,000. They’re duplexes and triplexes, arranged around a private drive.
The private drive will be a “woonerf,” a traffic-calming concept from the Netherlands. The drive will be constructed from permeable pavers that will emphasize that the road is a shared space (the term means “living street”), encouraging people to drive slower…”