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Hab-Com - Springfield Mews

At the end of the 1970s and in to the early 1980s there was a company called Hab-Com that is responsible for some of the city's most interesting housing projects. One of their goals was to create designs that felt like single family housing, but a medium densities.  This is the second and final part of a series that focuses Hab-Com. This post is on Springfield Mews in Lindenlea. I am missing a handful of the plans for the condo units, so if anyone has them I would love to add them to this post. I also know that Hab-Com built a few other smaller projects, but alas, I do not have the plans. The lower part of the neighbourhood has a series of townhouses of varying sizes and designs, as well as stacked townhouses. Much like the Hab-Com stacked townhouse units in Cathcart Mews, these designs are very unique in their layout. Three units make up a repeated module: a bungalow and two upper townhouse units. All three have a