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URBAN. Relating to a city; but in a more general sense it signifies relating to houses.
     2. It is used in this latter sense in the civil code of Louisiana, articles 706 and 707. All servitudes are established either for the use of houses or for the use of lands. Those of the first kind are called urban servitudes, whether the buildings to which they are due be situated in the city or in the country. Those of the second kind are called rural servitudes.
     3. The principal kinds of urban servitudes are the following: the right of support; that of drip; that of drain, or of preventing the drain, that of view or of lights, or of preventing the view or lights from being obstructed: that of raising buildings or walls, or of preventing them from being raised that of passage and that of drawing water. Vide 3 Toull. p. 441; Poth. Introd. au tit. 13 de la Coutume d'Orleans, n. 2; Introd. Id. n. 2.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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To undertake tactical urbanism, you should be willing to experiment, engage with and inform your community, start small, talk to everyone, and value all kinds of outcomes.
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Grey Street won 2010 Great Street of the Year in the Urbanism Awards - organised by the Academy of Urbanism - yesterday.