Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

"A community’s physical form, rather than its land uses, is its most intrinsic and enduring characteristic." [Katz, EPA] This blog focuses on place and placemaking and all that makes it work--historic preservation, urban design, transportation, asset-based community development, arts & cultural development, commercial district revitalization, tourism & destination development, and quality of life advocacy--along with doses of civic engagement and good governance watchdogging.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Speaking of the value of city-wide design review

• Description of American Foursquare architecture style, Old House Web
American Foursquare, extract from the Roanoke (VA) Residential Pattern Book

This is on Delafield Place NW, on the 1300 or 1400 block.

Granted, there isn't really a model for a three story + gables "Four Square" but it could be done.

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1 Comments:

At 12:07 PM, Blogger IMGoph said...

this is painful

 

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