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This home, constructed around the turn of the 20th century, is called a Cornbelt Cube, or American Foursquare, because of its shape. Years of high corn prices between 1900 and 1920 saw the construction of more rural houses, such as this Cornbelt Cube. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
|McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|McLean County, Illinois|
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