Families in search of the American Dream migrated in droves from the cities to the rapidly expanding suburbs in search of a better life.
Learn more about the growth of the suburbs
The American Dream
Whatever the reason for moving to the suburbs, each family found one thing in common: their own piece of the American Dream.
Life’s Better Here
For many Twin Citians, post-war life in the suburbs meant a better life.
The rapid growth of the suburbs during the years following World War II brought many challenges to the residents of those communities.
A Generation of Consumers
After the Great Depression and the shortages of World War II, Americans were ready for the unprecedented prosperity they would enjoy in the 1950s.