Good pic's Ben. Bet you don't have to worry about breakins on that side of house either. Was thinking the other day about having bees in town, sure there are things out in the country that may not bee in town. But with all the peoples yards with flowers and trees, the bees probably can get as much or more nectar and pollen that out in the country. Good luck to you and your bees.
I like my hives 2 to 3 feet apart, just easy to get around and inspect.