even though those dense structures were so unattractive to most people, rich
and poor, that they fled to the suburbs as quickly as they could.
when the street is a six-lane corridor of cars and perhaps noisy trams, we should not force people to live next to that noise.
itsjrd1964 wrote:Late last week, D Magazine looked into the ugliness of the newer crop of apartments around the area.
https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2 ... e-so-ugly/
lakewoodhobo wrote:Most of us have demonized this type of development, calling it ugly or Soviet bloc, etc. But I'm surprised there's very little criticism for the pervasive slot homes (inward-facing, sometimes gated town home construction). They're just as guilty of encouraging car dependency and sucking the life out of neighborhood streets. So much that Denver has passed a moratorium on slot homes. https://www.westword.com/news/denver-sl ... um-9959586
skeets wrote:Some developers try too hard to be different.
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