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View Poll Results: What urban housing form do you prefer?
Rowhouse/brownstone 32 50.00%
Detached townhouse 11 17.19%
Flat/duplex 6 9.38%
Modern highrise 15 23.44%
Pre-war highrise 14 21.88%
Industrial loft 11 17.19%
Small apartment building 7 10.94%
Other 7 10.94%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 64. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-25-2012, 11:18 AM
 
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Cities are a patchwork of various housing types. I love 'em all, but which style is your favorite?

-Rowhouse/brownstone
-Detached townhouse
-Flat/duplex
-Modern highrise
-Pre-war highrise
-Small apartment building
-Industrial loft
-Other
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Old 11-25-2012, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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Personally, I prefer the single-family detached house on a small lot urban form.



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Old 11-25-2012, 11:38 AM
 
Location: The City
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Personally any can work really depends on the specific place more than the specific housing type IMHO

to me its more of the functional environment when determining the optimal Urban living setting
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Old 11-25-2012, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Modern high rise yeah buddy.
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:14 PM
 
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Personally, I prefer the single-family detached house on a small lot urban form.



ditto. But for the limited options in the poll I chose the first two because they are the closest to it.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:55 PM
 
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Like the others, I prefer detached SF, so I chose other. I'm a little PO at the OP for overlooking us. Are we not urban? We could be 2 miles or less from the center of the city. Do our cities not count as large enough?

Are you one of those agenda 21 cultists that want to wipe us off the face of the earth?
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Mid-rise and industrial loft conversions would be my favorite. Some modern high-rises, although many of them fall into the too soullessly corporate category for my taste.
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:59 PM
 
Location: Richmond/Philadelphia/Brooklyn
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These all the way

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Old 11-25-2012, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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What's the difference between a detached townhome and single family home?

Anyways, I'd probably go with flat/duplex or small apartment building, but would still be willing to live in a highrise if the location is better.

Flat: Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Montreal, QC - Google Maps
Small apartment building: http://goo.gl/maps/0QhZ3
Highrise in good location: Toronto, ON - Google Maps
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Old 11-26-2012, 09:20 AM
 
Location: SIN CITY LAS VEGAS
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Single family home with at least a quater acre. Style of house does not matter.
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