These are places of comfort and permanence, of family life for decades to come.

Not all that long ago, multi-household construction started as vacant lots, which quickly filled with cookie-cutter apartments that went up fast and cheap.

Today is different. Farha-built multi-family complexes are more likely to be beautiful, historic buildings finding second lives — with roomy one- or two-story lofts, heart-of-downtown views, state-of-the-art appliances and meticulous detail and craftsmanship throughout.