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

April 23, 2017


  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


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 […]