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to the character of the district," (68) and the Supreme Court's directive in Euclid that zoning ordinances be customized "in connection with the circumstances and the locality," (69) Euclidean zoning is merely "proscriptive"--it restricts the kind of development that can take place in a certain area based on what that development will be used for, making sure only that new uses are consistent with existing ones.
For example, a studio course in which all (or part) of an old-style Euclidean zoning ordinance is modernized by the students along the lines suggested by Elliott would benefit greatly from this clearly-written and well-organized guide to the current practice of--and future improvements to --contentious zoning regulations.
Euclidean Zoning as Providing the Average Reciprocity of
Traditional Euclidean Zoning divides a city into use districts, and prescribes architectural and structural regulations as well as the permissible uses for buildings in each district.