Rowhouses: Neighborhood-Scale Density

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Rowhouses, or townhouses, are attached units of multiple stories on lots generally between 16 and 32 feet wide. They have short front setbacks and form street walls that frame streets and public spaces, creating the feeling of an outdoor room. Row houses have unattached parking garages or tuck-under parking at the rear, accessed by alleys. First floors should be raised to allow privacy and can be accessed by stoops. Attention should be paid to the entryway door surround or portico to give the unit a proud presentation to the street.

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