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Real Estate - June 10, 2011

Palo Verde

Community centers bring sense of unity

by Aaron Guggenheim

In 1948, Joseph Eichler sought to build modern middle-class houses for the massive post-World War II rush to suburbia. The result was the now-iconic Eichler, a small one-story structure with large plate-glass windows that faced outwards towards the garden.

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