NorthWest Crossing

NorthWest Crossing is a new 487-acre (197-hectare) residential and commercial community adjoining the city of Bend, Oregon. It is laid out according to new urbanist principles, with an average density of five dwelling units per acre (12.6 units per hectare). It will have 1,350 single- and multifamily homes at buildout, expected in 2012. A total of 26.4 acres (10.7 hectares) of neighborhood and community parks are dispersed throughout, and there are 6.9 acres (2.8 hectares) of natural open space at the edge of the development, complemented by specially zoned lots that preserve existing rimrock and natural high desert vegetation.