- 217 houses were built in the early 1950s, all designed by and for Americans.
- Average floorspace was 264 square meters (about 2,800 square feet) with large lawns surrounding the homes.
- Each contained a (totally impractical) fireplace and chimney.
- There were no fences within the community but there were guards at the entrances to it.
- The atmosphere was almost that of a country within a country.
The article also talks about the disposition of the old Armed Forces Network Taiwan (AFNT) radio station, which I've written about previously.
The website is sometimes slow to load, but it contains a lot of good historical information.