The futuristic mobile homes of the late 1950s and early '60s gave way to units built with a more boxey, house-shaped design. By the end of the '60s, the 14-wide mobile home had made its debut, making the house trailer more spacious than ever. 

The "double-wide" unit was also making inroads in the late 1960s. A double-wide home consisted of two 10 or 12-wide sections that were manufactured and transported individually. These would be joined into a single -20 or 24-wide- unit at the home site. The so-called "modular home", where two, three or four sections would be joined into one, was also coming into its own.

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