tract house

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tract house

One of numerous houses of similar or complementary design constructed on a tract of land.

tract housing n.
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tract′ house`

a house forming part of a real-estate development, usu. having a plan and appearance common to some or all of the houses in the development.
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Noun1.tract house - one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of landtract house - one of many houses of similar design constructed together on a tract of land
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
tract housing - housing consisting of similar houses constructed together on a tract of land
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Lewis Baltz, Tract House #8,1971, gelatin silver print, 5Y2 x 8 1/2".
The camper van is soon located along with its owner, a gangly, inarticulate man-child named Alex (played to creepy perfection by Paul Dano), who lives with his aunt (Melissa Leo) in the kind of run-down, cluttered tract house where serial killers and other movie deviants tend to reside.
latest expansions when he gets back Someone is planning a tract house
Robert Adams' Colorado Springs, Colorado [1968] gives us a glimpse of a woman silhouetted within a window, within another window, within the stark rectangle of the tract house, and finally within the frame of the photo.
CUTLINE: (PHOTO 1) "Gladiators, 2004," a photomontage by Martha Rosler; (PHOTO 2) "Photo-Op, 2004," a photomontage by Martha Rosler; (PHOTO 3) "Tract House Soldier, 1967-72" a photomontage by Martha Rosler
For a week after Christmas, I lay on the sofa in the living room of our little tract house on the edge of the Illinois prairie, engrossed in the faraway world of those plucky March sisters and their devoted Marmee; and when saintly, sickly Beth finally breathed her last, I sobbed so hard I soaked the Colonial-print slipcover with my tears, much to the derisive amusement of my older brothers.
Does it really make sense to replace a tornado-ravaged tract house with another tract house?
More light and openness, the latest appliances, and a richer color palette give this kitchen in a 1950s Eichler tract house new life while preserving its midcentury-modern character.
Fifty years after a new kind of house and community began to dominate the landscape, a private home in suburbia-albeit a third larger than the average tract house of the Eisenhower era-remains the American dream.
There was a tract house near her mother, still with a gravel drive and a yard filled with old cars and junk.
And yet when he spent $7,500 recently for a do-it-yourself kitchen remodel in his Corona, Calif., tract house, he followed some strong trends in the home improvement industry.