Portlandish

Home is where the heart is.

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Correction: home is where you feel comfortable straying from the norm and not caring about what others think. Continue reading

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Richard Neutra’s Coveney house for sale

Don’t get too excited. It’s in Pennsylvania.

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Not that there’s anything wrong with living in Pennsylvania, especially in a Richard Neutra house. Red door + mid century + respect to environment = major drool. Do I sound like a teenager? I’m not offended. This kind of architecture makes me talk the talk. It’s like, wow. Continue reading

Pretty fabulous living in a prefab home

With Independence Day just around the corner, I thought I’d cover the great American prefab home as an homage to our country’s birthday.

Wait, wha?!? This girl’s done gone cuh-razee. Continue reading

Haver Homes are hot

Just a little warning: I’m in full mid century mode this week. I ask that you embrace your inner Eames, sit back on your molded plywood chair, and enjoy the boomerang ride.

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With the dog recovering from an injury and our San Francisco “summer” weather upon us, I thought I’d do some research and shine the 50’s spotlight on an architect who made his mid century mark a little further south from us. Continue reading