1940s-1950s

Housing Styles

Housing Style

The most popular housing style for the 1940s-1950s is minimal traditional. They are one story houses.

Latest and Greatest Appliances

  • Electric stoves
  • Refrigdeators
  • Toasters and kettles
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Washing machines
  • Tvs
  • Air conditioners

Popular Furniture

  • Chrome dinette sets with Formica tabletops
  • Chrome and vinyl stools
  • Bentwood furniture and decor
  • Also, linoleum flooring

House Characteristics

  • Side drive
  • Double wide driveway
  • Enclosed car port
  • Dual pane Windows
  • Spilt entry

Pop Culture

  • Pinocchio came out in 1940
  • Country and jazz are the two popular music genres

Historical events

World war 2 took place 1939-1945.
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