Sometimes known as “raised ranches,” split-level homes became an extremely popular variation of traditional American ranch homes during the later part of the 20th century. While wide, open ranches were the preferred style of housing from the 1920s through the 1970s, split-level homes, which first appeared in American suburbs in the 1950s and 1960s, offered homeowners the opportunity to pack more square footage into a smaller—and presumably, more affordable—lot.
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Article Written By: Christie Donnelly
Original Article Posted on: 6th October 2020
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