February 2009 Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Second Acts

If history has taught us one lesson, it’s that endings can mark a new beginning. Read more

Less Is More Less Is More

IF YOU HAPPEN TO BE A young urban hipster living in a large apartment, you may not need several bathrooms—in which case, you might want to consolidate. The owner of this Chicago condo asked Environ HarleyEllis to merge his two full baths to create one large open space. “He wanted a customized bathroom and calming place to relax,” says architect John H. Nelson. Read more

Seiders Economy Tighten Up

Past periods of monetary tightening meant big trouble for the housing industry, but this time figures to be different. Read more

Desperate Times, Innovative Measures Not so Strange bedfellows Desperate Times, Innovative Measures

Two bankrupt builders hook up to market unsold and new homes. Read more

Looking Ahead Bucking the recession Looking Ahead

Stockton, Calif., is still approving projects to accommodate its population growth. Read more

Chick Pick Women-centric marketing Chick Pick

Homes designed for women hit their mark. Read more

Just Right Just Right

GIVEN ZIANI'S DESIRABLE NEWPORT Coast, Calif., location, it's tempting to figure that all 168 attached units sold in just 13 months because of where they are rather than what they had to offer. But their appeal went beyond location. Read more

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