Houses for a New World: Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945-1965, by Barbara Miller Lane

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Houses for a New World:
Builders and Buyers in American Suburbs, 1945-1965

Barbara Miller Lane

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While the work of Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, and their contemporaries frequently influences our ideas about house design at the midcentury, most Americans during this period lived in homes built by little-known builders who also served as developers of the communities. Often dismissed as "little boxes, made of ticky-tacky," the tract houses of America’s postwar suburbs represent the twentieth century’s most successful experiment in mass housing. Houses for a New World is the first comprehensive history of this uniquely American form of domestic architecture and urbanism.

"Lane uses original research, images, plans, and maps to illustrate the American suburb."–Shannon Sharpe, Metropolis

Hardcover | 2015 | $49.95 / £34.95 | ISBN: 9780691167619

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