Suburbia: The very word conjures up rows and rows of cookie-cutter houses, laid out on a vast, grim grid of blah. At the time they were built, after World War II, the nation was desperate for new housing. But some of those homes are considered architectural treasures today, especially if they were made by one particular Silicon Valley real estate developer -- Joseph Eichler.
Learn about Joseph Eichler and his tract houses in this week's Bay Curious episode using the player above. Read a text version here.