Wheel Estate

Wheel Estate : Rise and Decline of Mobile Homes

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The mobile home may well be the most innovative and unique form of housing in 20th-century America. No other type of housing has been more widely adopted, nor more widely vilified. Since the late 19th century the mobile home has invaded the realm of the housing establishment and now plays a major role in American housing. This study reviews the history of the mobile home industry and the architectural form itself, focusing on the process of absorption within the housing system and the likely effects on the mobile home itself. This book is not so much an historical study as an exploration of the process and structure of change in American housing.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 294 pages
  • 165.1 x 241.3 x 27.94mm | 703.06g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195061837
  • 9780195061833

About Allan D. Wallis

About the Author Allan D. Wallis is Director of Research for the National Civic League and Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the Graduate School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado at Denver.
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