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America's Housing Patterns from Above

Grand Junction, Colorado
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Tract mansions. Dolores Hayden, in A Field Guide to Sprawl, defines a tract mansion (her term) as "a large, expensive house [4,000 square feet plus] constructed among homes that are very similar by a subdivider who builds on speculation." These houses in Grand Junction, Colorado, appear to fit the bill. It's hard to miss that each lot has a detention pond, but more subtle is the north–south line between the houses on the left and right; even with curling roads laid out by developers, the Jeffersonian grid is still there.

What Houzzers are commenting on:

V. Scott Holmgren added this to vern_holmgren's ideas
May 18, 2013
Tract mansions
Crown Homes Limited added this to senyonga's ideas
January 28, 2013
Tract Mansions
porterworks added this to housing and development
January 27, 2013
Tract mansions. Dolores Hayden, in A Field Guide to Sprawl,
emadaghajan added this to city
January 27, 2013
safe village
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