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More about mother-in-laws

Last week, I wrote about the attention the first annual Bainbridge Tour of Architects was paying to mother-in-law homes (or “accessory dwelling units,” as architects and city planners call them).

In the backyard or above the garage, mother-in-laws can encourage stronger family connections and greener, more diverse communities, say the tour’s architects. They’re also a good source of revenue, which can be a “lifesaver” in this economy, as tour organizer Liz Gadbois told me.

Read the story here.

And click down below to read an essay about mother-in-laws by Bainbridge architect Peter Brachvogel. The essay appeared on the tour’s website, tourofarchitects.com

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