|1940s vintage cost-cutting, corner-cutting housing.|
|The Lustrom all-steel prefab, started appearing in 1949|
and could be assembled by unskilled labor for a total
of $10-12,000. The siding was steel baked enamel tiles.
|Ranch style sprawl far from its native West. The "picture window" ruled.|
The "ranch" consisted of a neatly mowed front lawn.
|The split-level was ideal when the lot sloped from |
side to side. When the slope was front to rear,
the variation known as the split-foyer evolved.
|Southern fried contemporary housing.|
|Suburban sprawl, G.I. housing not far removed from the barracks.|