Cottage clusters: Portland’s chance to build community in a new way

Oddly, the city has proposed not to encourage a popular concept: handfuls of cottages that surround a common yard

by Michael Andersen | Nov. 2, 2017

Greenwood Avenue Cottages in Shoreline, WA: eight small homes on four standard lots. (Photo: Ross Chapin Architects)
Cottages at the Mueller planned unit development in Austin, Tex. (Photo: Michael Andersen)

City planner: We’re already “75 percent of the way there,” but details would get complicated

The Wyers End cottages in White Salmon, Wash. (Photo: Ross Chapin Architects)
Image: Orange Splot LLC.

Bend homebuilder: More homes per acre is key to cutting home prices

Cully Grove in Northeast Portland. Photo: Communitecture.

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