The Great Depression of the 1930s depressed, among other things, home building. Housing starts plummeted 90%, from 937,000 in 1925 to barely 93,000 in 1933. In 1940 rents reached an all-time high, prompting the very first Federal Government rent controls. By the end of the war housing demand had been steadily outstripping supply for an entire generation.But, at the start of 1946 it was a bright new world.he end of the Second World War brought a sea change to American housing that In just 20 short years altered the entire American landscape, creating whole new towns and cities where none had existed before, and inventing an entirely new American lifestyle.By 1946, the demand for new housing had been growing for years. All of the "strategic" materials needed to build housing went to war with our armed forces and built barracks, airfields and officer's clubs from Burma to Murmansk.Thirteen million American men and women had just returned from wartime military service.It wasn’t her style, so she set out to give the ranch a fresh, modern look with more curb appeal.She says, “We didn’t want to spend a lot of money for major structural additions yet wanted to make the shoebox house as attractive as possible.” Here’s how it looks now: Visit her blog The Painted House for more photos and details.The most costly and deadliest war of all time was finally over. The total wealth of the nation had doubled in just four years.
She has since sold this house and is now fixing up another one, so check out what she’s up to now! How to Decorate Shelves for Fall (or Any Season, Really)3.
This house for sale in SC comes with a huge, wraparound porch and…this guy? Jimmy Kimmel Visits Faith Hill & Tim Mc Graw at Home It was fun to see late-night host Jimmy Kimmel pay Faith and Tim a visit at their home in Tennessee.