Megahomes: Seattle wants to limit sizes
- Proposal doesn't go far enough for some critics
By JENNIFER LANGSTON
Steve Hokoda's neighbor hates his house, which was built to cover
every allowable square inch on a small Ballard lot.
The 3,700-square-foot home replaced an eyesore, he said. But now it
dwarfs the modest, midcentury home next door, and even he isn't wild
about the postage stamp-sized yard.
It did have other selling points: new construction, good schools and
enough room to hide his mess piles. But Hokoda imagines no one --
himself included -- wants other so-called megahomes going up on his