The first post-World War II subdivision we’re going to look at in Florissant is Paddock Hills, located behind the Church of the Master off Parker Road.
The prolific Mayer-Raisher Mayer developed subdivisions around the metropolitan region, but often specialized in ranch houses, as seen in these photographs.
Interestingly, there is what appears to be linoleum floors in the main entertaining spaces of the house, including the living room.
If you look closely below, you can see the famous Minoru Yamasaki-designed main terminal of Lambert International Airport, but with only three bays. Remember, a total of six were planned, but they only were able to complete one more for a total of four.
You can buy that chandelier again today below.
The kitchen and its technology have certainly changed dramatically since the late 1950s, however.
There are several different designs in this large subdivision.