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It is pertinent to form a mental organization of a neighbourhood and its perceived delineation to consciously build a place identity. The study argues that a good neighbourgood is made up of a complex combination of built infrastructure with perceptible level of legibility and order. It explores the various attributes that builds this collective construct at the neighbourhood level. Five discreet sites with varied built and natural characteristics are chosen for the study and the characteristics were studied and evaluated. The outcome of the study will identify the parameters which contributes to construct the place identity and aid resource allocation for development projects in creating unique neighbourhoods with identity.The possibility and means of creating an active and vibrant city life is deliberated and deduced through the study.