Terraced house

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In architecture and city planning, a terrace or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) is a form of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, whereby a row of attached dwellings share side walls.wikipedia
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In architecture and city planning, a terrace or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) is a form of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, whereby a row of attached dwellings share side walls.
Typically, the builder lays the wall along a property line dividing two terraced houses, so that one half of the wall's thickness lies on each side.

Philadelphia

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They are also known in some areas as row houses or row homes (especially in Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, D.C.). Apartment complexes, high-rises, and semi-detached homes are less popular in Montreal when compared to large Canadian cities like Toronto or Vancouver but similar to some US cities, in particular Philadelphia. The first terraced houses in the United States were Carstairs Row in Philadelphia, designed by builder and architect Thomas Carstairs circa 1799 through 1820, for developer William Sansom, as part of the first speculative housing developments in the United States.
For much of Philadelphia's history, the typical home has been the row house.

New York City

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They are also known in some areas as row houses or row homes (especially in Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, D.C.).
The character of New York's large residential districts is often defined by the elegant brownstone rowhouses and townhouses and shabby tenements that were built during a period of rapid expansion from 1870 to 1930.

Baltimore

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They are also known in some areas as row houses or row homes (especially in Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, D.C.).
The streets of Baltimore are organized in a grid pattern, lined with tens of thousands of brick and formstone-faced rowhouses.

Melbourne

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Large numbers of terraced houses were built in the inner suburbs of large Australian cities, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, mainly between the 1850s and the 1890s (terraced housing is rare outside of these cities).
As a result of the boom, large commercial buildings, grand edifices, banks, coffee palaces, terrace housing and palatial mansions proliferated in the city.

Medium-density housing

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In architecture and city planning, a terrace or terrace house (UK) or townhouse (US) is a form of medium-density housing that originated in Europe in the 16th century, whereby a row of attached dwellings share side walls.
Many traditional types of housing developed prior to car-based cities were at comparable densities, such as the terraced (row) or courtyard housing found in many parts of the world.

Townhouse (Great Britain)

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These townhouses, in the British sense, were the London residences of noble and gentry families who spent most of the year in their country houses.
The grandest of the London townhouses were stand-alone buildings, but many were terraced buildings.

Garden square

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These terraced houses, often surrounding a garden square, are hallmarks of Georgian architecture.
The archetypal garden square is surrounded by tall terraced houses and other types of townhouse.

Sydney

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Large numbers of terraced houses were built in the inner suburbs of large Australian cities, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, mainly between the 1850s and the 1890s (terraced housing is rare outside of these cities).
The suburb of Paddington is a well known suburb for its streets of restored terrace houses, Victoria Barracks, and shopping including the weekly Oxford Street markets.

Regent's Park

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Early terraces were also built by the two John Woods in Bath and under the direction of John Nash in Regent's Park, London.
The south, east and most of the west side of the park are lined with elegant white stucco terraces of houses designed by John Nash and Decimus Burton.

Georgian architecture

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These terraced houses, often surrounding a garden square, are hallmarks of Georgian architecture.
In towns, which expanded greatly during the period, landowners turned into property developers, and rows of identical terraced houses became the norm.

Semi-detached

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Apartment complexes, high-rises, and semi-detached homes are less popular in Montreal when compared to large Canadian cities like Toronto or Vancouver but similar to some US cities, in particular Philadelphia.
The name distinguishes this style of house from detached houses, with no shared walls, and terraced houses, with a shared wall on both sides.

Australian residential architectural styles

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Many terraces were built in the "Filigree" style, a style distinguished through heavy use of cast iron ornament, it has a level paved area in front, also known as terrace, particularly on the balconies and sometimes depicting native Australian flora.
The bullnosed veranda roof was introduced, sidelights were added either side of the front door, and terraced houses were springing up everywhere, containing parapets and detailed dividing walls between the property boundaries.

Walnut Hall

A significant row known as Walnut Hall was demolished in 2007 as a result of structural decay.
Walnut Hall was a row of four Georgian-style terraced homes in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Beacon Hill, Boston

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The row houses of Boston are found primarily in the Back Bay, Beacon Hill & the South End.
Federal-style rowhouses, narrow gaslit streets and brick sidewalks adorn the neighborhood, which is generally regarded as one of the more desirable and expensive in Boston.

Apartment

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Apartment complexes, high-rises, and semi-detached homes are less popular in Montreal when compared to large Canadian cities like Toronto or Vancouver but similar to some US cities, in particular Philadelphia.
A maisonette could encompass Tyneside flats, pairs of single-storey flats within a two-storey terrace.

Townhouse

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Back Bay is famous for its rows of Victorian brick townhouse homes — considered one of the best-preserved examples of 19th-century urban design in the United States.
A townhouse, townhome, town house, or town home as used in North America, Asia, Australia, South Africa and parts of Europe, is a type of terraced housing.

Housing estate

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The first terraced houses in the United States were Carstairs Row in Philadelphia, designed by builder and architect Thomas Carstairs circa 1799 through 1820, for developer William Sansom, as part of the first speculative housing developments in the United States.
In major Asian cities such as Shanghai, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Singapore and Seoul, an estate may range from detached houses to high density tower blocks with or without commercial facilities; in Europe and America, these may take the form of town housing, or the older-style rows of terraced houses associated with the industrial revolution, detached or semi-detached houses with small plots of land around them forming gardens, and are frequently without commercial facilities.

Formstone

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A sizable quantity of Baltimore's row houses are clad with formstone, a distinct feature of Baltimore's row houses, typically found in working class areas of the city.
Formstone is a type of stucco commonly applied to brick rowhouses in many East Coast urban areas in the United States, although it is most strongly associated with Baltimore.

Brooklyn Heights

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Row houses are especially prominent in neighborhoods like Middle Village, Woodhaven and Jackson Heights in Queens; Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Canarsie, Marine Park, Park Slope, and Sunset Park in Brooklyn; and Williamsbridge, Wakefield, and Soundview in the Bronx.
The neighborhood is noted for its low-rise architecture and its many brownstone rowhouses, most of them built prior to the Civil War.

Middle Village, Queens

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Row houses are especially prominent in neighborhoods like Middle Village, Woodhaven and Jackson Heights in Queens; Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Canarsie, Marine Park, Park Slope, and Sunset Park in Brooklyn; and Williamsbridge, Wakefield, and Soundview in the Bronx.
With Ridgewood developer August Bauer, they built 150 single-family row houses by 1928.

Jewelers' Row, Philadelphia

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The first terraced houses in the United States were Carstairs Row in Philadelphia, designed by builder and architect Thomas Carstairs circa 1799 through 1820, for developer William Sansom, as part of the first speculative housing developments in the United States.
Jeweler’s Row (Carstairs Row) was designed by builder and architect Thomas Carstairs circa 1799 through 1820, for developer William Sansom, as part of the first speculative housing developments in the United States, and introduction of the Row house in the United States.

Jackson Heights, Queens

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Row houses are especially prominent in neighborhoods like Middle Village, Woodhaven and Jackson Heights in Queens; Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Canarsie, Marine Park, Park Slope, and Sunset Park in Brooklyn; and Williamsbridge, Wakefield, and Soundview in the Bronx.
There are also a number of one- to three-family houses, most of which are attached row houses.

Soundview, Bronx

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Row houses are especially prominent in neighborhoods like Middle Village, Woodhaven and Jackson Heights in Queens; Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Canarsie, Marine Park, Park Slope, and Sunset Park in Brooklyn; and Williamsbridge, Wakefield, and Soundview in the Bronx.
Starting in the 2000s, a citywide housing crisis spurred construction of modern multi-unit row houses and apartment buildings.

Park Slope

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Row houses are especially prominent in neighborhoods like Middle Village, Woodhaven and Jackson Heights in Queens; Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, Brooklyn Heights, Bushwick, Canarsie, Marine Park, Park Slope, and Sunset Park in Brooklyn; and Williamsbridge, Wakefield, and Soundview in the Bronx.
Preservationists helped secure landmark status for many of the neighborhood's blocks of historic row houses, brownstone, and Queen Anne, Renaissance Revival, and Romanesque mansions.