5. Respect Local Character in New Construction

Instead of characterless, “big-box” or bland buildings, new construction should complement the existing charm of Delaware communities. Public buildings should have architectural significance, harmonize with their surroundings, and respect local character.

This franchise store was designed to fit in with the scale and character of the establishments on Main Street in Newark.

Main Street, Newark, Del.


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