What Did the Ideal Home Look Like 70 Years Ago?

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Curbed has photos from a 1941 model apartment on NYC's Fifth Avenue. Rock-hard beds aside, there's not too much difference between the modern aesthetic then and now.

According to Realtors, This Was the Domestic Ideal of 1941 | Curbed

(Image credits: Library of Congress' Gottscho-Schleisner Collection)

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