Lustron Home – Rising Sun

Lustron Home – Rising Sun

Rising Sun, Ohio County, Lustron Home
www.historyinyourownbackyard.com the all steel Lustron homes were produced in a former a aircraft factory in Columbus, Ohio from 1947 to 1949 to help alleviate a housing shortage after WWII. About 2500 homes were manufactured featuring 4 similar home designs. The homes were steel inside, outside and even the roof was steel! They were advertised as being rust proof and termite proof.
Rising  Sun,  Ohio  County,  Lustron  Home

Built  in  1949  this  Lustron  all  steel  home  is  one  of  less  than  3,000  such  homes  built  between  1947  &  1949  in  a  former  aircraft  hanger  in  Columbus,  Ohio.