Saturday, September 10, 2011

Home, Home on the Lane

First laneway house in Vancouver. Photo by Krista Jahnke
Four Great Things About
Vancouver’s Laneway Houses.

Sightline Daily
News and Views for a Sustainable Northwest, Sept 8, 2011
There’s an alley renaissance going on around the world. It was born of a renewed love for urbanity that came along with the droves of young, artistic types shunning the ‘burbs and re-populating North America’s inner cities. They brought with them a desire to turn what have traditionally been neglected and ugly inner-city dumping grounds into vibrant, art-adorned, pedestrian-friendly public spaces.

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