Staples: Edmonton will soon be city of slender homes, denser neighbourhoods Our mature neighbourhoods are hollowing out and we need to reverse that trend

This is an update as to yesterday's posting on subdividing 50' lots and the impact it would have on our mature neighbourhoods. It's a topic for discussion, that is to be sure.




EDMONTON ( AB ) - Most of us support the concept of densification. We like its goal of bringing more people into aging, hollowed-out older neighbourhoods. We’re just not so keen if an apartment or a duplex is going to be built next door to our own house.


The moment that “densification” means our neighbour is allowed to put a big addition on the front of his house, or tear down the house, subdivide the land into two smaller lots and build two tall, slender homes, we might even start getting overwhelmed by anxiety and upset. To read more, click here...


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