By Jim Hinckley It is a time capsule of epic proportions with an overlay of Disneyland and America’s longest attraction for a legion of international enthusiasts. It is iconic Route 66, America’s most famous highway. From Chicago to Santa Monica this Route 66 renaissance is serving as a catalyst for the refurbishment and restoration of
- A linear time capsule of epic proportions
- Some Ideas for Midcentury Style Fencing
- Mid Century Time Capsule in the Oklahoma Panhandle
- Modernism Week: Man about Modernism Series
- Two story trailer
- Mod it up with ModCloth’s Make The Cut Contest: ‘Prints Charming’
- Most popular posts of 2013
- Mid-Century Photo Friday: Tease of the Cimmaron Heritage Center Museum
- Raising Retro Kids: Pedal Cars
- Futuro Houses
MidCentury Style welcomes Ted Cleary, ASLA, of Studio Cleary Landscape Architecture as Contributing Writer with this first in a series of periodic articles on midcentury modern garden design: When it comes to creating a period landscape for your midcentury modern home, it’s all about the garden geometry and the hardscaping. Plants are plants; they don’t care
These gorgeous photographs came to our attention and we can’t get enough of the colors and subject matter! Please visit his site for more (and we’ll be featuring more of him here too!) – About Frank Gifford, the photographer behind these images: Frank began exploring the Mother Road and related interests after the year 2000.
Brought to you by Tack-O-Rama, this picture embodies the 50′s residential street. Anyone know where this is? As always, if you want to share your photos, please link in the comments below.
More Arapahoe Acres:And this ones for sale!
As always with Mid-Century Photo Friday, please join me by posting (and linking to) your own picture – leave a comment, OR I’m trying out the “Mister Linky” below – just click the link and it will take you to another screen to provide your link! I’d love to have a lot of weekly submissions,
What a fabulous house – and a great picture – by ThomWatson from Flickr Have you checked out our Flickr Groups: 1950′s Interior and Residential Architecture AND Mid Century Motels! Do you have a photo to share? Put a link in the comments!
Because we know our readers love ModCloth, we thought you might be interested in this contest! Have you always dreamed of becoming a fashion designer? Well now that dream can come true! The ModCloth Make The Cut program is a recurring design contest that invites the ModCloth Community to design garments, graphics, or fabric prints.
We’re a little late sharing our most popular posts of 2013 – but January isn’t over yet! :) Be sure to check them out if you happened to miss them! 1. The top post was an oldie! – “Don’t replace your windows – it’s not green or saving green!” Still good information if you’re debating
Pedal car history goes back to the 1890′s when toy makers took their cue from real cars on the road. At the turn of the century, the cost meant that these cars were playthings for only wealthy families especially with many families reeling from the financial devastation of The Great Depression. No pedal cars were
A home office isn’t an essential space for all homeowners but, for those who get to experience the privilege of working from home, it is nothing short of essential. It just isn’t possible to work effectively at home unless you have a space dedicated to it. Working from home is becoming increasingly prevalent in the
Taken from the “Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book” Copyright 1956, we thought we’d turn Mid-Century Photo Friday into a learning experience. As usual you can leave a link to your Mid-Century Photo Friday in the comments.
Window dressing was huge in the 1950′s, but we don’t seem to have resurrected the love of pinch pleats: Interesting suggestions – would you use these in your home? And we couldn’t resist – the wall of curtains! Taken from the “Better Homes and Gardens Decorating Book” Copyright 1956, we thought we’d turn Mid-Century Photo
Traveling over the holidays, we made a point to stop at the Cimarron Heritage Center Museum & Information Center in Boise City, Oklahoma.Why you may ask? The primary draw at the time was that it houses the largest collection of dust bowl memorabilia in the United States. With photographs and even some of the amazing
Grab a martini, old fashioned or a gin and tonic and settle down for some fabulous modernism viewing. If you’re like us and didn’t make it to Modernism Week in Palm Springs this week, this YouTube channel is almost as good. Stephen Collins (Property Envy) hosts Man About Modernism with a handsome command of the screen and wealth
We had a fantastic trip on Thanksgiving through the surprisingly Mid-Century Cimmaron Heritage Center museum in Boise City, OK. This amazing collection of 50′s memorabilia (among other things) delighted us and we’ll have more about it soon!