Housing of the 1700's-1900's

  • Large Plantation

    Large Plantation
    Large plantation dwellings were common in the south.
    People began moving west.
  • Log cabins

    Log cabins
    Log cabin becomes the U.S. symbol as their idea quickly spread. Used by European settelers.
  • Stone houses

    Stone houses
    Houses begin to be built with stone. A lot better than wood because they lasted longer. "A HISTORY OF HOMES - Local Histories". Local Histories, 2021, https://localhistories.org/a-history-of-homes/. Accessed 18 Jan 2022.
  • City Homes

    City Homes
    Smaller plantation houses. Fairly nice, wood floors, and usually 2-3 stories high.
    "Colonial America For Kids: Housing And Homes". Ducksters.Com, 2022, https://www.ducksters.com/history/colonial_america/housing.php. Accessed 18 Jan 2022.
  • Georgian Colonial

    Georgian Colonial
    Named after King George III. Rectangle homes that were symmetrical; and built with brick.
  • Urban Housing

    Urban Housing
    People begin to move to cities. The birth rate is also increasing.
  • Major changes

    Major changes
    Changes begin happening at this time because there was an improvement in inventions and machinery. Along with plumbing and water sources.
  • Row houses

    Row houses
    Continuous groups of dwellings that are linked by a side wall.
    Usually built to house factory wokers.
  • Tenement housing

    Tenement housing
    Used to house immigrants. Usually 5 stories and measured roughly around 25ft X 25ft.
    kerch, s., 2022. 1900 TO 2010: EVOLUTION OF THE AMERICAN HOME TODAY: FUN HOUSING FACTS. [online] Chicago times. Available at: https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-xpm-2000-06-18-0006180063-story.html [Accessed 18 January 2022].
  • Mansion

    Mansions began to be built for the wealthy. This was due to the Industrial Revolution.
  • Tract House

    Tract House
    Built to meet the needs of moderate families. Built to all look the same.
  • WWI

    Little to no houses are being built because of supply/material shortages. This is due to WWI
  • Planned Community

    Planned Community
    Helped design the community to better it. Used to be known as a new town
  • New Urbanism

    New Urbanism
    This was directed to please the pedestrians of a certain area. By doing this allowed for more people to want to be in a location.
  • Urban Sprawl

    Urban Sprawl
    This was the spread of urban development. As well as shopping centers and houses to land, then to built on.