ED 100 Lecture 12 - ED 100 Lecture 12 The Postwar American...

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ED 100 Lecture 12 The Postwar American Suburb: “Sitcom Suburb” 1947-1974 1860 Riverside outside Chicago designed by Olmsted - upper class suburb/ railroad 1920 - most prosperous - restricted houses (J. Co Nichols) meaning whites only/ upper middle class - shopping mall/ Spanish colonial/ parking/ tenants allowed by JC Nicholos - Nelson Bros. same 5 models/ Westwood highland Spanish colonial - 1900 ppl moved to suburb/ industry suburbanized/ single story factories were used for assembly line/ company housing - cheap low cost suburb for factory workers/ dreamed of home ownership - Southgate, LA – own suburb built house on land they owned/ had economic activity/ machine shop/ rental/ chickens/ veggies - African Americans moved to suburbs - 1920 subdivision for African Americans/ stock crash => few houses built until after war/ before post war period Hover had tried to help give loans to buy homes/ 1934 FHA mortgage insurance/ increased interest 40%/ made it possible for banks to offer loans that our affordable
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course ENV DES 100 taught by Professor Marcocenzatti during the Spring '11 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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ED 100 Lecture 12 - ED 100 Lecture 12 The Postwar American...

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