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Here's How the Mighty Cape Conquered American Suburbia

What do the Pilgrims, suburban sprawl, haute historic districts, and Yankee thrift all have in common? The Cape Cod style house, of course. Simple and symmetrical, the Cape, as it is better known, has been a fixture on The Cape since the 17th century. Although the style looks as though it might have been crowdsourced in a kindergarten, there's purpose behind the Cape's clean lines and form definitely follows function.

More on the finer points of the style over at Curbed Cape Cod. >>