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The Wilson House: The Laminate House in Temple, Texas

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I have seen the photos of the Wilson house before, but never bothered to find out more about it until last month (shame on me). I was searching for mid-century modern related places to visit in the Austin, Texas area and found out the Wilson house was on our way in Temple, Texas.

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Paradise Palms – A Fabulous Mid-Century Modern Neighborhood in Las Vegas

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A few days before I left for Las Vegas to attend the Photoshop World Conference, I received a fall issue of Atomic Ranch. Inside there was an article about the mid-century modern neighborhood called Paradise Palms in Las Vegas – what a perfect timing! My schedule was already tight, but I added it to my […]

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Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis

Last month I posted a review of a documentary film on Julius Shulman, “Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman.” Since then, two books on Julius Shulman were published: Julius Shulman: The Last Decade by Kehrer Verlag and Julius Shulman Los Angeles: The Birth of a Modern Metropolis by Sam Lubell and Douglas Woods (Rizzoli […]

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Visual Acoustics: The Modernism of Julius Shulman

It wasn’t until May of 2009 that I truly started to appreciate the work of Julius Shulman. I’d seen his work and thought it was amazing before then, but I didn’t bother to research or buy any of his books – I know… shame on me! In May of 2009, I joined a bus tour […]

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Neutra by Barbara Lamprecht

My first encounter with Ricahrd Neutra’s architecture was the Kaufmann House in Palm Springs, California. My husband and I made a day trip to Palm Springs while visiting his grandparents in Long Beach. Only a several hours to spare, the Kaufman House was to me the “must-see” place among all the  great things in Palm […]

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Palm Springs Mid-century Modern by Dolly Faibyshev

Palm Springs Mid-century Modern

“Palm Springs Mid-century Modern” by a New York based photographer Dolly Faibyshev features a stunning photographic collection of mid century modern architecture in Palm Springs, California. The book includes 178 color and black/white photos of residential, municipal, and commercial buildings designed by mid century modern architects including Donald Wexler, E. Stewart Williams, William Krisel, Albert […]

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Mid Century Modern Doors By Crestview Doors

Choosing a front door that will complement your mid century modern/ranch style home can be difficult – especially if you are looking locally. Crestview Doors make everything much easier for those who are in a market for a perfect mid century modern doors.
A door like this can be yours…
Crestview Doors offer a variety of affordable, […]

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2010 Sacramento Mid Century Modern Home Tour

[ June 26, 2010; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]

The Sacramento Mid-Century Modern Home Tour will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2010, showcasing 15 mid century modern residential and commercial buildings built between 1945 and 1970 in the South Land Park and adjacent neighborhoods of Sacramento. Tour participants are invited to visit the interior spaces of structures designed by architects and designers including: […]

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Ju-Nel Homes: Dallas Jewels of Mid-Century Modernism

In conjunction with the White Rock Home Tour mentioned in the previous post, there will also be an exhibition of Ju-Nel Homes at the Dallas Center for Architecture. The Ju-Nel Homes: Dallas Jewels of Mid-Century Modernism exhibition will examine the architecture of Ju-Nel Homes in the context of other mid century modern architecture in Dallas […]

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White Rock Home Tour

[ April 24, 2010; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. April 25, 2010; 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] Great news for Dallas area mid century modern fans – White Rock Home Tour, the area’s all-modern home tour will be held on April 24 – 25, 2010. The tour will feature five modern homes: four mid century modern homes including two Ju-Nel Homes and one sustainable home (designed by Alan Hoffman) in honor of […]

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