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Entrepreneurial Vernacular: Developer's Subdivisions in the 1920s

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Suburban subdivisions of individual family homes are so familiar a part of the American landscape that it is hard to imagine a time when they were not common in the U. S. The shift to large-scale speculative subdivisions is usually attributed to the period after World War II. In "Entrepreneurial Vernacular: Developers' Subdivisions in the 1920s," Carolyn S. Loeb shows that the precedents for this change in single-family home design were the result of concerted efforts by entrepreneurial realtors and other housing ...

Entrepreneurial Vernacular: Developer's Subdivisions in the 1920s 2001, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780801866180

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