2011: Report on the State Of Modern Green Gingerbread Design

Gingerbread brownstone

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gingerbread brownstone

credit: Renee at Kitchen table scraps

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The year saw a serious debate between preservationist admirers of Jane Jacobs, who have been fighting to save brownstone gingerbread, and economists like Edward Glaeser and Ryan Avent who think that we are sentimentalists.

But compared to the single family gingerbread of the past, this is actually pretty dense already.