The Apartment: All This & Country Too

Once an apartment was a place that people lived in because they could not afford anything else. Its major advantage was that it was usually near the middle of things. But the notion of what an apartment is has gradually changed. The change began with the garden apartments, which offered a house and garden for those who could not afford a garden of their own—or at least, did not want to have one to take care of. Garden apartments ringed cities across the land, from Dallas and Houston in the Southwest, and St....

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