These 1950s houses have common design elements: low-sloped roofs with generous overhangs; horizontal siding; flat-roofed carports; wide expanses of floor to ceiling windows; and unique chimney designs. Basic post and beam construction was used to keep costs low. Nestled in wooded hills, these mid-century modern designs, in Goodman’s own words, make the houses appear to “…slide through the trees.
Check out this ariel video of Highland Hills from Modern Richmond!
Here is a rare and original 1955 National Homes catalog. You can click through to view the catalog, or print it out for you own copy. Here's a link if you find that easier!