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134 Model Context Outline This model context outline, which follows the organiza- tion of the national context, is provided to serve as the basis for the development of a project-specific historic context. It is understood that not all themes included in the outline will be relevant to a specific location. Therefore, the context should be limited to only those areas that are appropriate. A. History of Suburbanization, 1946-1975 1. Overview of early suburbs (railroad, street car, and early automobile) 2. Postwar and early freeway suburbs 3. Housing need and demand B. Transportation Trends 1. Automobile age 2. Interstate Highway Program C. Government Programs and Policies (including financing) 1. Federal Housing Administration (FHA) 2. Veteranâs Administration (VA) housing programs 3. Urban renewal D. Social, Economic, and Cultural Trends 1. Economic conditions 2. Demographic trends a. Segregation b. Civil Rights Movement and racial desegregation c. Family size and age (baby boom) E. Planning and Development 1. Development patterns a. Infill development b. Ordinances, codes, and covenants 2. Subdivisions a. Developers b. Builders c. Real Estate Companies d. National Association of Home Builders 3. Advertising 4. Design and Layout Features 5. Utilities and Infrastructure F. Materials and Construction 1. Advances in materials 2. Mass production, standardization, innovation G. Architecture, Site, and Landscape 1. Residential design characteristics, including plan/ layout, size, materials, and style 2. Use of plan services and architects 3. Popular architectural forms and styles of period a. Postwar architectural forms i. Minimal Traditional ii. Cape Cod iii. Two-Story Massed iv. Transitional Ranch v. Ranch Form vi. Raised Ranch vii. Split-level/Split-foyer b. Postwar architectural styles i. Colonial Revival ii. Georgian Revival iii. Storybook iv. Spanish Colonial Revival v. Asiatic vi. Contemporary vii. Shed viii. Other architectural forms and styles c. Prefabricated houses i. Lustron ii. Gunnison/U.S. Steel iii. National Homes Corporation iv. Regional prefabricated manufacturers 4. Garages and carports 5. Landscape and site features a. Yards and fences b. Patios c. Driveways and sidewalks d. Family shelters A P P E N D I X B Model Context Outline