Better Homes Movement

It’s safe to say that home ownership is one of, if not THE tenet of the American Dream, but did you know that idea didn’t really come around until the 1920s? And to sell Americans on this idea, a Federal program was created, which then supported marketing campaigns in thousands of US cities?

This week we’re talking about the Better Homes Movement - what it was, who started it and then we’re going to get into Better Home Week - a 7 day open house event held all over the country, Atlanta included. Our city was so enthused by the idea, we even spawned our own separate tour and the best part? So many of these model homes are still standing today - and I am going to tell you where to find them.

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