What is the difference between a Gateway and a Subdivision Entrance Feature
Gateway features announce arrival into our City, subdivision entrance features are located at the entranceways to a specific subdivisions. City gateways create a sense of identity for our community, sometimes highlighting special places and help to develop an overall sense of place. Subdivision entrance features are smaller in size and importance, and can be used as way-finding markers. They often reflect a developer’s vision of the subdivision they are trying to create.
What is a Gateway?
A Park Entrance as a Gateway Feature
Public Art as a Gateway Feature
Brooklyn, New York
Chinatown, New York
Signage as a Gateway Feature
Using Plantings as a Gateway feature
North Carolina's Highway System
Lighting and Streetscape as Gateway features
What is a Subdivision Entrance Feature?
Subdivision Entrance Features are walls, monuments, pillars or signage that is built by developers to identify the subdivision and create a sense of exclusivity. The following are examples of local subdivision entrance features.