tract house


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tract house

A house that is substantially similar to all other houses in a subdivision.

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The old home is unique, with a definite custom appearance inside and out, but a tract house is still what it was in 1890, when Ninetta Eames wrote about her journey to Simi Valley in the Overland Monthly magazine.
Langford also added a two-layer trellis that extends outward from the house walls to the new privacy wall, shading the space in between and giving the flat-roofed tract house more detailed and airy lines.
Starting with "a dog run of a back yard," Los Angeles architect Kaye Secomb reworked the sliver of level ground behind her 1950s tract house.
Bare ground surrounded by a slumpstone wall made a bleak back yard behind Joisanne and Bob Dailey's newly built tract house in the Southern California town of Upland.
Alicia Simmons, 25, grew up in the Antelope Valley, graduated from Antelope Valley High School, got a job at Lancaster's giant Rite Aid distribution center that opened in 1999 and recently bought her own first house in Lancaster, a 1950s tract house.
A tract house in Roseville, California, had a low wall that wrapped around a 12-by 13-foot court with a lawn and small concrete patio.
The way in needed a change of direction at this tract house in Inglewood, California.
In this 1960s tract house in Hillsborough, California, the front door was hard to find--and dumped visitors unceremoniously into the living room.
Cramped and cut off from the back garden, this kitchen was typical for a 1940s tract house.
Now it's the locals that are incredulous to think that anything can grow in this dry, desolate region other than casinos and tract houses.
Developers building tract houses often ignore that approach and wind up creating structures that consume more energy because they are too hot in the summer and too cold in the winter, Freed said.
It's a land of fruit groves, gorgeous beaches, and tract houses in planned suburbs carved out of rolling hills.