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Architecture & Engineering


By Clair Enlow

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March 20, 2002

Home is where the park-and-ride is

  • This village could be a little more friendly. But measured against market rate housing in the area, it’s a great place to live.
    Special to the Journal

    Affordable housing projects attract some of the best architects in town. And why shouldn't they? Increasingly, affordable and low-income housing is part of a complex program with far-reaching goals -- historic preservation and neighborhood planning, for instance. And when the right sponsors come together, there is the irresistible opportunity to combine good design with production of homes for a growing population the market doesn’t serve.

    But the game can be hazardous.

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