Every time I pass them, I'm reminded of Italy. Their Tuscan-inspired curves and Venetian-centric palette bring to mind my favorite Italian village, Burano, known as "The Island Where the Rainbow Fell" because of its brightly colored, jammed-together old villas. But these villas aren't in Italy, and the only rainbow they know is the kind that appears in an oil slick. Because despite their handsome Italianate façades and their bold, earthy hues, the Berkana Townhomes are located mere feet from one of the busiest (and one of the ugliest)... More >>>