Thursday, September 5, 2013

Baltimore's last houses standing: The beautiful row houses once part of sprawling tenements | Mail Online

There are those here in Lake Worth that like to think that the three-story townhouse is somehow an alien concept in urban areas. That couldn't be farther from the truth. They have part of the urban landscape for a very long time. This article features some of Baltimore's remaining row houses. These structures have endured many years of urban stress and change. These are the survivors. No one design of housing is more appropriate to an urban area and most cities offer many types of housing choices for a variety of needs. I would also point to our Lake Worth garden variety cat-walk apartments as an example of an enduring trend that has passed, but still exist to supply affordable housing for part of the residential marketplace.

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