Mid-Century Style Magazine

Lighting of the green at the Boots Motel!

April 15, 2016 Architecture, Preservation
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We’ve been watching the restoration of the Boots Court Motel in Joplin, Missouri for years, from the “Save…

Motel Monday – Capitol Skyline Hotel, Washington DC

March 1, 2016 Retro Travel
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The Capitol Skyline Hotel is a hotel located near the United States Capitol in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C….

Catch the sites on Route 66 – Pops, Arcadia OK

February 19, 2016 Retro Travel
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We love driving Route 66 and each time we find new sites and fun finds and our favorite…

How to decorate for Christmas Retro Style

December 5, 2015 Lifestyle
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We had a tour around our followers and followees on Pinterest yesterday and found some fabulous and wonderful…

Travel Route 66 – a handy companion for a trip down the “Mother Road”

December 3, 2015 Retro Travel
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Having used this book twice now on different trips along Route 66, I feel very slack in not…

Halloween in the 50’s

October 30, 2015 Lifestyle
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We’ve collected a few pictures and links for our mid-century fans of Halloween! Need to get your hair…

MidCentury Round up – stories around the web

July 21, 2015 Lifestyle
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News that caught our Facebook Readers attention this week Don the Beachcombers Saved: “Well, we did it! The…

Review: It’s a Mod Mod Mystery! (or two!)

July 14, 2015 Lifestyle
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We’re behind on our book reviews and yet we’ve read some fabulous ones lately! If you’re a cozy…

The influence of the Atom Bomb on 1950’s America

July 6, 2015 Preservation
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In surfing around the web, we find some folks who have done a fantastic job of capturing important…

Ohio House Motel Chicago – a survivor

June 11, 2015 Preservation, Retro Travel
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Distinguished by its fabulous diamond shaped exterior, the Ohio House is a fabulous example of mid-century architecture right…