Big Bad Wolf? Ha! Dynamite Couldn’t Blow These Houses Down

In 1911 a mining and railroad company in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania built one of the first planned suburban communities.in the USA. They made the homes completely from concrete. People lived there only briefly, about seven years. But the homes still stand today, concrete bunker style homes from an idea not throroughtly thought through.

A good site for info on Concrete City: https://uncoveringpa.com/concrete-city

0:00 Intro: a sunny day in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania
0:30 Houses made of concrete.
2:12 Let’s take a look inside
5:01 Dynamite resistant
6:51 Chat with friendly locals
09:43 Graffiti museum with an ad hoc policeman
10:26 Charlie Hub’s made up history: the house they couldn’t demolish

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