Home Sweet Hometown

by Jamie Schultz
2 Weeks Ago

Home Sweet Hometown

Home Sweet Hometown: Manasquan

by Jamie Schultz
2 Weeks Ago

Home Sweet Hometown: Manasquan

The Jersey Shore is known for its beaches and iconic boardwalks, where you can fill up on a sausage-and-peppers sandwich and a cone of orange cream frozen custard, play a few rounds of skee ball and take in the sunshine as you walk the boards. 

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Bridget Kulla
3/2/2017

Home Sweet Hometown

​​Home Sweet Hometown: Norton Commons

by Bridget Kulla
3/2/2017

​​Home Sweet Hometown: Norton Commons

Nestled in the farmlands of Kentucky, there’s a neighborhood that harkens back to the old days and is filled with traditional Southern charm. Located just outside of Louisville, Norton Commons is the kind of place where neighbors sit in rocking chairs on the front porch, sip sweet tea and swap stories until it’s time to head in for supper. And though it feels like it’s been here forever, this neighborhood is relatively new.

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Jamie Schultz
8/4/2016

Home Sweet Hometown

Home Sweet Hometown: Birmingham, AL

by Jamie Schultz
8/4/2016

Home Sweet Hometown: Birmingham, AL

Birmingham may be the largest city in Alabama and the industrial center of the south, but when you’re here, it somehow feels quaint. As you explore the revitalized downtown area, it’s difficult to differentiate the old from the new; every piece of architecture feels intentional. The city’s design review committee makes it a point to be sure new developments have a true urban character and fit into the existing setting.

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Rachel Gast
11/4/2015

Home Sweet Hometown

Embracing New Urbanism in the School Street Development

by Rachel Gast
11/4/2015

Embracing New Urbanism in the School Street Development

Several Chicago suburbs are getting an upgrade—by going back to the basics. In 2009, John McLinden formed the design, development and construction company StreetScape, which aims to take existing neighborhoods and give them the vibrant feel of a smaller, close-knit community. Soon after, he revitalized a Libertyville, IL, foreclosure site with twenty-six beautiful single family homes, now known as the School Street neighborhood.

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Home Sweet Hometown

by Jamie Schultz
8/24/2015

Home Sweet Hometown

Home Sweet Hometown: Habersham, SC

by Jamie Schultz
8/24/2015

Home Sweet Hometown: Habersham, SC

Tucked in the South Carolina low country, there’s a small Beaufort neighborhood that you don’t want to miss. Habersham is definitely a stop to add to your Carolina coast tour, especially if you’re exploring the other Sea Island hotspots, which include Charleston, Savannah and Hilton Head.  This gem is 30 miles from Hilton Head, 40 miles from Savannah and 70 miles from Charleston, and worth a day trip.

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