At 22, buys & customizes lofted home in Pocket Neighborhood on a budget

March 24, 2024 john 22 310342 18:33

Christian Curry was the first of his friends to buy a home. At just 22, he bought a 600-square-foot starter home within biking distance of downtown Tempe (Arizona). His is one of 13 “humble homes” that make up Tempe Micro Estates, developed to help address the lack of affordable housing in this college town. Priced…

Building a village designed for people (not cars) near Phoenix

February 11, 2024 john 22 130494 33:13

Just outside sprawling Phoenix, developers have built what they call “the first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the US”. Modeled after European villages, Culdesac sits next to a light rail stop and has its own grocery store, restaurant, coffee shop, used clothing store, gym and plenty of gathering spaces. The 17-acre community will eventually…