Vance Street

2024-02-06T03:10:54+05:00

In 2020, the TightLines team started collaborating with South Eastern North Carolina Community Development Corporation and the Rocky Mount Housing Authority to construct a new community through NCHFA's Supportive Housing Program. With the team, we developed a one-bedroom and three-bedroom design that was built for a total of eight new rental [...]

Duke Street Cottages

2022-05-20T23:10:22+05:00

In 2020, our friend Rob Howard of Howard Building Science approached our team with his passion project: develop a pocket neighborhood of small, affordable, sustainable homes that surround a shared green space and community pavilion. The land he acquired backed up to a railroad, which proved challenging, but given the site’s [...]

Cedar Bay

2018-07-06T00:48:10+05:00

Single-family community in Manteo, NC. Our stock plans were modified to give the houses a coastal aesthetic. Due to their location on the OBX, these houses were built on pilings to raise them above the flood plain. TightLines worked with the developer to modify our plans to meet these aesthetic and [...]

Northstone

2018-06-30T02:12:28+05:00

Located just northeast of downtown Hickory, North Carolina, Northstone is a mixed-income community being developed by Habitat for Humanity of Catawba Valley. The site was an abandoned sub-division that Habitat acquired in 2012, with infrastructure already in place. After meeting Catawba Valley's Executive Director, Mitzi Gellman, at the North Carolina Housing [...]

Downtown Durham

2018-07-06T01:40:51+05:00

As part of the Durham revitalization effort, Self Help built several TightLines houses to help bring new life to some of Durham’s most well-known neighborhoods, the West End and Lyon Park.  Both neighborhoods are conveniently located near Duke University, the American Tobacco District, and the Durham Freeway. These TightLines homes were [...]

Ole Asheboro

2018-07-06T01:39:23+05:00

Several TightLines homes were built by Self Help in the Ole Asheboro neighborhood, located near downtown Greensboro, NC.  The quality, character, and energy efficiency of TightLines Designs made the Benson II, Bentley II, Delany II, Hadley II, Hawkins II, and Warren II excellent infill home designs for this 100-year-old neighborhood. [...]

Grier Heights

2018-07-06T01:36:40+05:00

The Heights, part of the Grier Heights neighborhood in Charlotte, features a number of TightLines Designs homes, selected for their compatibility with the history of the neighborhood as well as their quality and energy efficiency.  The Grier Heights revitalization effort is in partnership with non-profit real estate developers Self-Help and CrossRoads.  Prior [...]

Martin Street

2018-07-06T01:34:35+05:00

The Martin Street Development, completed in 2006, located in the South Park National Historic District, is one of several downtown Raleigh affordable housing neighborhoods that features multiple home plans from TightLines Designs. As part of the revitalization plans for the Martin and Bloodworth Street area, the City of Raleigh Community Development [...]

Goldsboro Historic District

2018-05-19T23:31:25+05:00

Three TightLines Designs, constructed in 2008 by Self Help, were built in the Downtown Goldsboro National Historic District as part of the City of Goldsboro and Preservation North Carolina’s revitalization efforts. The Goldsboro Historic District includes both residential and commercial structures dating from the mid-1800s to the 1940s and consisting of [...]

Erlanger Mill Village

2018-07-06T01:29:20+05:00

TightLines Designs worked with the City of Lexington Community Development Department to select and modify plans for the Erlanger Mill Village National Historic District. The selected homes, approved by the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office, fit within the historic character of the neighborhood and will breathe life into this community.  [...]

Cooke Street

2018-06-30T05:52:02+05:00

The Cooke Street Development is a downtown Raleigh pocket community developed through the City of Raleigh Community Development Department with an objective of creating a mixed income neighborhood combining affordable homes with historic character and individual style,  TightLines Designs provided design and construction consultation services as well as many of the home designs.  Prominently featured are a combination of [...]

Chatham Oaks

2018-05-19T23:32:42+05:00

The Chatham Oaks neighborhood is a community comprised of 15 new homes developed by Chatham County Habitat for Humanity in North Carolina. TightLines Designs worked closely with Chatham County Habitat to select and provide an appropriate, cohesive community of custom and standard home designs.The homes include the Winslow, the Warren, the Whitney, the Hawkins, the Haywood, and the Juniper.  A [...]

State Street Villas

2018-05-19T23:34:12+05:00

In 2009, TightLines Designs principal David Maurer partnered with non-profit organization Builders of Hope to rehabilitate the State Street Villas, a collection of ten quadraplexes located in downtown Raleigh’s Garner Road Redevelopment Area (GRRA). Prior to the rehabilitation, the 40 brick units were in complete disrepair. Years of maintenance deference led [...]

Jones Street Duplexes

2018-05-19T23:36:28+05:00

These now rehabilitated duplexes, located in downtown Raleigh adjacent to Historic Oakwood, were once abandoned, rundown quadraplexes.  Under the direction of TightLines Designs principal, David Maurer, the building units and exteriors were given a facelift to create an inviting living space. The Jones Street Duplexes were part of a larger revitalization [...]

Edenton Street Quads

2018-05-19T23:36:55+05:00

The Edenton Street Quads are existing quadraplexes located in downtown Raleigh.  Under the direction of TightLines Designs principal, David Maurer, the existing dilapidated building exteriors were re-designed and renovated.  This rehab project received a Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance.

Bloodworth Street

2018-07-06T01:26:28+05:00

The Bloodworth Street Development was completed in 2006 through the City of Raleigh Community Development Department in the South Park National Historic District. This development is one of several downtown Raleigh affordable housing neighborhoods that features multiple home plans from TightLines Designs. Several of the designs featured include a combination of [...]

Balsawood

2019-04-08T19:52:25+05:00

Located on Chapel Hill Road in Spring Lake, North Carolina, Balsawood is a 4.88 acre site that was formerly used as a mobile home park. In collaboration with the Town of Spring Lake and Kingdom CDC, TightLines and Coaly Design have been working to develop a vision, plan, design and construction documents [...]

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