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25 Most Important Homes in America
I'm new to the forum, but have been a reader for years. I just read the 25 Most Important Homes article in issue #179 and thought the traditional 'Four Square' should have been mentioned. It has been modified, and adapted to many cities and towns across the country, and stands as a solid, though unspectacular, tribute to the American fabric.
Also, I thought the proverbial 'Half Double' home should have been mentioned. Most people in early America couldn't afford a single home, let alone a 'McMansion' and every city and most towns across our great country have neighborhoods made up of these modest, yet affordable homes. Homes which many people use as starter homes today.
The architecture in both the Four Square and Half Double also shows the many styles and tastes of our local cities and towns. How these basic box homes where taken and modified to fit the area, and homebuilders style.
Just thought they deserved to be mentioned.