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Habitat for Humanity Builds Home in Enos Park
Habitat for Humanity continues to help build better lives. Two Springfield families will soon have a new place to call home. But this is not your average Habitat home. It's being constructed to fit into the rest of the Enos Park neighborhood. There are pillars out front, and shutters on the windows.
The home was designed to preserve the look of this historic part of town. It's broken into a duplex, because the homes here are bigger.
"The Enos Park Neighborhood Association has just recently published some guidelines for building in the Enos Park neighborhood," Habitat volunteer Don Ecklund said. "This is the first house to be built using those guidelines. The neighborhood association wants to use this house to say to other developers, 'This is what we would like the house to look like when you build in our neighborhood.'"
Students in a class at Lincoln Land Community College designed the home. The families are expected to move in this April.