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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!  

An Era of Modern Convenience

Take a look at these fascinating 1950s print ads for National Homes.

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