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Normain Heights Subdivision

Location: Local fire station lawn, 2332 N. Main Street & McKinley Highway/US 20, Mishawaka. (St. Joseph County, Indiana)

Erected 1997 Indiana Historical Bureau and Beiger Heritage Corporation

ID# : 71.1997.1

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Veterans' Homes of Mishawaka, Inc., founded by veterans, 1946, built (1947-1949) to counter housing shortage after World War II. 315 houses built on battle-named streets to seven designs; innovative features: aluminum siding, complete kitchen and bath, central heating, landscaping. Part of national trend for planned suburban communities.

Keywords

Military, Historic District, Neighborhoods, and Towns