After world war two soldiers came home and mass prduced housing in suburbs became popular.  In the Kansas City Area this is reflected in many subdivisions within the I-435 loop in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • This aerial file photo shows a portion of Levittown, New York, in 1948 shortly after the mass-produced suburb was completed on Long Island farmland in New York. This prototypical suburban community was the first of many mass-produced housing developments that went up for soldiers coming home from World War II. It also became a symbol of postwar suburbia in the U.S.