The Ever-Expanding American Garage

Think/Architect looks at models for garages from the past that were built for one-car households, and compares then to contemporary designs that keep expanding from 2 cars to 3 and beyond.

Think/Architect says our desire for garage space is insatiable:

"For years now we have seen the common cookie-cutter home take the garage out of the back alley and attach it to the house to keep us from getting wet as we bring our groceries into the house. Reasonable I suppose. Except then this carnivorous friend rapidly became a monster much like that simple plant in Little Shop of Horrors demanding to be fed."

Photographing models of 1-car garages of the past, he finds converted carriage homes and back alley garages.

Full Story: can I get a house with that garage?

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