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The Perks of Working From Home (from Carinsurance.org)

Most of the time, you love your car, but if you’re like most drivers, chances are that sometimes you wish you could spend a little less time behind the wheel. Commuting time in the US is at an all-time high … Continue reading

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Multigenerational Home Trends

Meyers - Advisory. Capital. Research. An increasing trend in new home product marketing and design is multigenerational homes.    This marketing approach is becoming more common among architects and homebuilders who are responding to an increasing demographic: multigenerational households. According to the National … Continue reading

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Our 2Gen history is rooted in the Chicago 2 Flat

“It Will Cost You Less Than $25/month For Your Own Rent!” Developer Erik Linn ran this ad for his development on the north side of Chicago in 1929. Linn not only weathered the depression with his developments, he did quite well, … Continue reading

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Why we created this XL home

Remember the 1976 best seller, “Passages?” You’re single – married – have children – a nanny – your an empty nester – with a boomerang child – with a senior parent – it’s just you and your wife again – … Continue reading

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You don’t have to work at your kitchen table anymore!

Due to the internet and the economy, millions of people today, from accountants to interior designers are working out of their homes. We believe that in the right home, you can work just as efficiently as you could in your … Continue reading

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Elevators and Cars changed everything.

America’s rich and poor are becoming increasingly polarized and according to Charles Murray in his latest essay, The New American Divide, it’s not a good thing for America. Before elevators zoning was vertical; first and second floors, when they weren’t … Continue reading

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Fusion Designers – Modern day Usonians

At some point in their careers, many great Architects have looked around at their world and wondered why it can’t be better. During the depth of the depression in the 1930’s, Frank Lloyd Wright designed Usonian homes for the common … Continue reading

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Live-Work-Learn-Pray

Chabad House UNLV Synagogues and churches where neighbors pray, learn and socialize create and reinforce community.  Somehow between zoning regulations and the automobile, we lost this important thread in the fabric of our neighborhoods.  This Fusion™ Live-Work™ home functions as the … Continue reading

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Walkable Neighborhoods

Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to send your little boy or girl to the grocery store for bread or milk?  Or to schmooze with friends at your neighborhood coffee shop down the street?  Or to have a safe … Continue reading

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