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More stories about Lots

  • Book: 'ReThinking a Lot'

    Parking lots are a typology on the verge of transformation, says author Eran Ben-Joseph.

  • One Great Offer

    By John Caulfield. Ara Hovnanian, president and CEO of New Jersey-based Hovnanian Enterprises, was on the line. Smith, who says he had met Ara Hovnanian a few years earlier, kept watch as Hovnanian Enterprises marched into new markets across the country.

  • Financing Spec Homes

    A builder tells how he uses banks, home equity, subordination agreements, and private investors to get the money to build on spec.

  • Legal Adviser: Protecting Your Logo

    Protecting your logo

  • Laying Out an Irregular Valley Rafter

    A builder describes an accurate, efficient method for figuring the cuts on irregular hip and valley rafters.

  • By Design: Solid-Looking Posts for Raised Decks

    Making tall deck posts look less spindly

  • Backfill: Job-Site Holdup

    A true gut remodel

  • By Design: Bungalow Additions

    Avoiding bungled bungalow additions

  • Resources

    Guide to corporate paperwork, masonry reference, historic restoration resources

  • Q&A: Electrical Fluctuations

    Q: I am having an electrical problem on a second-story addition I am currently building. The clients report that the lights dim periodically during the early morning hours, but that it’s not related to the refrigerator starting nor any other piece of electrical equipment in the house. I have tested...