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Why Is a Mobile Home Called ‘Mobile’ When it Isn’t?

April 23, 2017

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  The end of World War II created unprecedented housing shortages across the United States. Returning veterans anxious to attend college under the G. I Bill, or get married and start a family, all needed a place to live. Coupled with the post-war economic boom, housing shortages led to the wide-spread use of military-style prefabricated housing – […]

December, 2013. Mobile, Alabama. In Good Company

December 2, 2013

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When a city appears on a ‘Top Ten’  list alongside the likes of Sacramento, Denver, Portland and Houston, it’s got to have something special going on. Now, some people might think Mobile, Alabama wouldn’t rate a top ten listing in anything – except Mardi Gras – but last year the Azalea City’s Bienville Square sufficiently […]