What McMansions Say About The American Dream (Co.Create)

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Upsized houses — “McMansions” — have worked their way on to the landscape of many American suburbs. With a huge increase in production in the mid-1980s, these large homes have come to represent the American Dream.

Despite a brief downturn between 2009 and 2011, McMansions are making a comeback — and this time they’re bigger and more divisive than ever. Read culture columnist Thomas Frank’s critical history of the McMansion.

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