Suburbs

Shopping Can Be Fun!

Well, we finally have it! Our new movie-of-the-month! This month, we’re taking a trip back to 1957 and going to the mall! This time, we’ve found a great movie entitled “Shopping can be Fun.” It’s great look back at the classic post-war American shopping mall.  The Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo CA is a … Continue reading »

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Houses, Repairs, and the Project Zone!

We’re going to take a slight diversion from our series on the Korean War to bring to you some neat information I’ve found about the classic “home project.” (1) The picture above is a classic illustration of the Levittown home so popular in the post-war suburban years.  In fact this classic design is just now … Continue reading »

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