California Bungalows in the Mail: When Pacific Ready-Cut Homes Ruled the L.A. Burbs

Ever heard of a “kit house?” (NOT talking cats here.) Well, in the first half of the 20th Century, buying a DIY mail-order bungalow was not uncommon, especially in Southern California. The concept actually originated in the Midwest with a highly successful company called Aladdin Homes, of Bay City, Michigan. … Continue reading