White House Walk Score: 83

whitehouse

I’ve talked about this before, but DC measures well in terms of walk score – and the neighborhood where I used to live scored an 82. So, when American Classic Homes released the walk scores of some of the most famous houses in America, I wasn’t surprised to see that The White House ranked high with a score … [Read more…]

That cookie cutter feel

Cookie Cutter Houses

While there are plenty of economic and cultural arguments for dense, walkable neighborhoods connected by public transit, there’s also the aesthetic argument: Suburban streets are boring, cookie cutter shells of a community. This argument was among the first against suburban development. Before New Urbanists had fully articulated the myriad reasons dense cities are preferable to … [Read more…]