Peikert Group Architects helped execute the plan, in which three existing Craftsmanstyle homes were restored and blended with 13 new townhomes to create a close-knit bungalow court
. With their deep covered porches, strapped windows, and exposed rafter tails, the new townhomes adhere to the same vernacular as their older neighbors.
From duplexes and triplexes to bungalow courts
and live-work units, small multifamily options are hard to come by in many urban areas, including the Twin Cities.
Missing Middle refers to duplexes, fourplexes, bungalow courts
, secondary dwelling units and small apartment buildings that are tucked into neighborhoods where they match the scale of existing buildings.