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Housing in America

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Published by Bobbs-Merrill in Indianapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by] Roger Montgomery, Daniel R. Mandelker.
    ContributionsMontgomery, Roger., Mandelker, Daniel R.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 446 p. :
    Number of Pages446
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18442374M
    ISBN 100672836998

    Student Housing of America Inc Quick Facts. place. Atlanta, GA Summary. Programs + Results. Financials. Operations. Mission. DEVELOP OWN AND OPERATE STUDENT HOUSING FACILITIES TO ASSIST GOVERNMENTAL OR NON-PROFIT UNIVERSITIES FULFILL THEIR HOUSING NEEDS. Ruling Year Principal Officer JOHN WEST. Main Address.   Spanish, African, Native American, Creole, and other heritages combined to create a unique blend of housing styles in America's French colonies, particularly in New Orleans, the Mississippi Valley, and the Atlantic coastal Tidewater region. Soldiers returning from World War I brought a keen interest in French housing styles.


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