Category Archives for "Real Estate"

Aug 14

One day we will have to decide

By Bruce Firestone | Architecture , Design , Real Estate , Urban Economics

Do we build cities for cars or people? I vote for people. Here’s what a woonerf (livable) road really looks like: Here’s a fabulous makeover of a roadway for pedestrians and bikes. In Stockholm? No. Berlin? No. LA? Nope. In Moscow, https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2017-08-10/moscow-s-makeover-swaps-soviet-grit-for-urban-sparkle And how about an inexpensive makeover of a main street as a flower […]

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Dec 21

Visitable Home Part Deux

By Bruce Firestone | Investing , Real Estate

I wrote last year that a visitable home has three overarching qualities– 1. it has a 0-step entryway (either at the side of the house or front); 2. wider doorways and corridors on the main floor; 3. a main floor bath or powder room and at least one main floor accessible bedroom. You can read […]

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