“Development schemes make cities developed, Public realms make cities live-able.”Cities are permanent places of settlement. Once planned and built, they need to grow for their sustenance. Economic well being and healthy living are the basic rights to citizen that a city must thrive to ensure. Development shapes the built environment, which directly impacts the growth, determining the living conditions. Sometimes, the living standards of cities might get neglected in the race of efficiency and consumption. This is an attempt to untangle the development and live-ablity scenarios in Satellite, Ahmedabad. The understanding will give us an insight for improvements in the current systems.