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Octagons: Design-Friendly Shapes for Your Home (15 photos)

Posted by on Jun 17, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Bryan Anthony

Octagons have been an important shape in architecture and design since the time of the Greeks and Romans. Because forming materials into eight straight sides was easier than constructing a circle, the octagon was often the preferred shape for towers and domes. Today, modern architecture has made building…

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How to Throw a Block Party (13 photos)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Anne Colby

How well do you know your neighbors? If the answer is “not well enough,” consider organizing a block party to help people in your neighborhood get better acquainted. Now is a great time to begin. This guide will tell you how to throw a block party, give you checklists of things to do and…

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Neighborhoods Take to the Streets to Strengthen Social Ties (8 photos)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Anne Colby

Block parties — street gatherings that bring together neighbors for socializing, shared meals, games and entertainment — have been around for decades. But some cities today also see block parties as an important tool to help create safety nets for their residents and make their communities…

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Neighborhoods Take to the Streets to Strengthen Social Bonds (8 photos)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Anne Colby

Block parties — street gatherings that bring together neighbors for socializing, shared meals, games and entertainment — have been around for decades. But some cities today also see block parties as an important tool to help create safety nets for their residents and make their communities…

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Source:: Houzz

Neighborhoods Take to the Streets to Strengthen Their Bonds (8 photos)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Anne Colby

Block parties — street gatherings that bring together neighbors for socializing, shared meals, games and entertainment — have been around for decades. But some cities today also see block parties as an important tool to help create safety nets for their residents and make their communities…

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Source:: Houzz

5 Things to Think About Before Adding an In-Law Suite (10 photos)

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in News & Information | 0 comments

By Gwendolyn Purdom

After their parents put a roof over their heads for years, some adult children may consider returning the favor. Creating a distinct space at home for an aging parent to move into — whether it’s a separate backyard unit, a converted basement or bedroom or an added-on…

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