The Soo Line Building City Apartments is just one of many green multifamily projects that has successfully implemented green building elements cost-effectively. The Soo Line Building, designed by BKV Group and Wiss-Janney-Elstner and owned and redeveloped by Village Green, is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It was originally built in 1915 […]

Clark & Co Homes - The Chorley Cottage (13)

We have all heard the expression, “putting your best face forward.” There is no better place to apply this age-old saying than your front entryway. Because the face of any home or building lies within the entry, it gives off the first impression and requires the utmost care and grooming […]

3  OTC_Public Housing Apartments

As federal subsidies for affordable housing have declined, cities and developers across the nation are being forced to find innovative financing methods to create mixed-income communities. In one prime example, Bethesda, Md.-based developer EYA, teamed up with the City of Alexandria, Va. and the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) […]

BAL Summer

Summertime, summertime, sum- sum- summertime…the new summer issue of Best in American Living is here! We’re looking at new and exciting innovations in today’s most beautiful homes and communities. The Drawing Board: This award-winning Madison, Wisconsin college dormitory boasts amenities the students’ parents would love. Going Green: From lighting to […]


The Best in American Living Awards Gold-winning Pritchard-Hardin residence of Black Mountain, N.C., is our Home of the Week! This beautiful property fulfills the clients’ desire for the perfect mountain retreat.     The designers helped them locate the perfect lot, designed the home to meet their wants and needs […]