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What Can We Learn From 1970s Homes?

The Nixon-era home offers some advantages, in spite of shag carpeting and avocado-colored appliances. Find out more.

The 1970s were a boom time for home construction. In fact, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the typical U.S. home was built in 1974.

Homes built in that decade have many qualities that fell out of fashion but are gaining ground today, especially as we become more environmentally conscious. Take a look at 10 things we can learn from '70s homes....

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