Rick Polito spent a childhood summer in a 40-foot trailer he describes as “fluoride green, inside and out” and came away with little affection for the mobile housing form. He only had his eyes opened to its potential when he came across the Trailerwrap project on a bike path eight blocks from his Boulder, Colorado, home. That gleam of steel and glass and other exciting models he discovered on the forefront of mobile-home design were almost enough to make him forget a second summer in a 50-foot expanse of wood paneling and green shag carpet.

Upwardly Mobile Homes
When it comes to real estate, the trailer park gets a bad rap.