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Old 11-30-2018, 08:09 PM
 
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Meaning: buildings/houses with no driveways or garages.

In NYC, this is the norm in the entirety of Manhattan, and a good chunk of The Bronx and Brooklyn (pockets of Queens as well).

I'm a big fan of this because it's "pure urbanity" to me. My favorite NYC neighborhoods are all like this.

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.6829...7i16384!8i8192

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7015...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:25 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC
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I actually don't think that's very rare, at least in terms of most major cities having some examples. In DC there's a fair amount of places like your links, like the below link of the street I walk from Metro to the Florida Ave Grill. And I'd be surprised if SF, Boston, Philly, Chicago, etc. didn't have many examples also.

https://www.google.com/maps/@38.9204...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 11-30-2018, 08:49 PM
 
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I actually don't think that's very rare, at least in terms of most major cities having some examples. In DC there's a fair amount of places like your links, like the below link of the street I walk from Metro to the Florida Ave Grill. And I'd be surprised if SF, Boston, Philly, Chicago, etc. didn't have many examples also.

https://www.google.com/maps/@38.9204...7i13312!8i6656
I expected DC, Philly, and maybe SF to have them, but to a lesser extent. I wonder which city comes in 2nd place after NYC. I'm guessing DC, partly because it also comes 2nd place in public transit usage.

I like those rowhouses, too
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Old 11-30-2018, 09:55 PM
 
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You'll find them in some of the nation's oldest cities. Here are a few.

Pittsburgh: https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4748...7i13312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4555...7i13312!8i6656

Braddock, PA:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4083...7i13312!8i6656

Cleveland:
https://www.google.com/maps/@41.4827...7i13312!8i6656

Wheeling:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0652...7i13312!8i6656

Columbus:
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.9459...7i13312!8i6656

Baltimore:
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.2872...7i13312!8i6656

Milwaukee:
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.0674...7i13312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.0625...7i13312!8i6656

St Louis:
https://www.google.com/maps/@38.6190...7i13312!8i6656

NOLA:
https://www.google.com/maps/@29.9213...7i13312!8i6656

Savannah:
https://www.google.com/maps/@32.0653...7i13312!8i6656
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Old 11-30-2018, 10:32 PM
 
Location: Miami-Jax
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Are you saying do any cities have it in the same abundance? Or do any other cities have it at all cause I would imagine there are examples in every city.

My home in Jacksonville is in a SFH streetcar suburb, and we actually technically do not have off street parking although we typically would just park in the tiny yard in front of the home. But we have no driveway and the historic district overlay will not allow us to install one since there never has been one. Riverside, Springfield and Murray Hill have many homes like this as well (historic streetcar suburbs in Jax). It's certainly not the norm but it's far from rare. In fact in Murray Hill a lot of the buildings on the commercial corridor have no off-street parking either...my company owns several commercial buildings adjacent to the largest parking lot in this neighborhood and that parking is a big advantage for us as all of the other buildings have little or none at all.
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Old 12-01-2018, 12:32 AM
 
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You'll find them in some of the nation's oldest cities. Here are a few.

Pittsburgh: https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4748...7i13312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4555...7i13312!8i6656

Braddock, PA:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.4083...7i13312!8i6656

Cleveland:
https://www.google.com/maps/@41.4827...7i13312!8i6656

Wheeling:
https://www.google.com/maps/@40.0652...7i13312!8i6656

Columbus:
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.9459...7i13312!8i6656

Baltimore:
https://www.google.com/maps/@39.2872...7i13312!8i6656

Milwaukee:
https://www.google.com/maps/@43.0674...7i13312!8i6656

https://www.google.com/maps/@43.0625...7i13312!8i6656

St Louis:
https://www.google.com/maps/@38.6190...7i13312!8i6656

NOLA:
https://www.google.com/maps/@29.9213...7i13312!8i6656

Savannah:
https://www.google.com/maps/@32.0653...7i13312!8i6656
Interestingly, there are still tons of on street parking spaces in most of these!
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:02 AM
 
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Seattle gets quite a few apartment buildings without parking.

Seattle Times from 2016: https://www.seattletimes.com/busines...parking-spots/

City permit notice portal. In the 11/29 notices (twice weekly), at least three buildings with about 150 units have no parking (just hit "search"): https://cosaccela.seattle.gov/portal...PDPublicNotice
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:27 AM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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Yes, there are places in Denver with no off-street parking. We lived in one such building.
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Old 12-01-2018, 11:56 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Most larger American cities that developed primarily before WWII have examples of neighborhoods without off-street parking. Most of Minneapolis and St. Paul are like this.
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Old 12-01-2018, 12:12 PM
 
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Interestingly, there are still tons of on street parking spaces in most of these!

If you're just basing that on the google images, it's most likely because the camera car drives around during the day on weekdays -- times that a lot of people are at work, so residential areas tend to have street parking available. In cities with lots of rowhouse neighborhoods like Philly, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, and DC, finding street parking is very often a challenge in the afternoons and evenings.
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