Sarah Key
Apr 6, 2018

Savanna, Ga

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I recently visited Savanna for a field trip/work . There were a few things I noticed at first. Mandatory valet. I didn't understand the need for it but 4 days in and I realized that this was a fully walkable community. Something that Knowledge Park is working towards. Some of the points I pulled away from this trip were close proximity to dinning, entertainment, and activities. Dinning was everywhere and there was a very nice variety. I believe we are fully on track with this in our community. Entertainment- there were street performers every night that created an amazing night life atmosphere. Many of the gathering places were filled with family's, friends and strangers there to watch, observe and most of all engage with each other. Something I believe pushed this over the edge was Savannas open container law. Take your beer to go? This defiantly made the walkability more convent and encouraged people to linger longer for street performances. Activities- of course Savanna has the historic appeal but it was the combination of street art, art instillation pieces, community gather places and unique shopping that really gave it something more. There was no escaping the influence of culture and playing to our roots would bring in the same appeal to our community. Feel free to visit this Dropbox for a few of the awesome gather places, public art, other things I found interesting. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/igcmbi7viaw00ex/AACsvYJNXIsNsEWGz7WQBogja?dl=0

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