Welcome to the Source for 
all things Pocket Neighborhood!

Here you’ll find information that dovetails with Ross Chapin’s new book from Taunton Press. You’ll get an overview of it’s key ideas, read blog entries from Ross and others in the field, follow the latest media offerings, research archives, download media-ready material, look at pocket neighborhood case studies and site plans, learn about innovative zoning codes, discover tools to improve community dynamics and decision-making, and link to related publications, organizations and online resources.
Pocket Neighborhoods grew out of Ross Chapin and his colleague’s work, but the idea beyond one person or style. It is pattern of housing that fosters a strong sense of community among nearby neighbors, while preserving their need for privacy. Examples can be found across the sprectrum, from small towns, to suburbs to urban areas.
What is a Pocket Neighborhood?