Mid Century Moderne Round Up: Australia, TWA Hotel, Marvin Rand and More

In no particular order, here are the things all Mid Century Modern that have fascinated me. I’ll start in the order of what fascinates me most:

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Real-Estate Redux: Wall Street Journal: Merchant’s House Museum, New York City

New York’s Merchant’s House Museum Offers Rare Glimpse of Family Life in the 1800s

The museum, the city’s only 19th-century family home preserved intact, provides a look at everyday life

The hand-knit, knee-high socks hang on a rack next to a stove on the fourth floor. Downstairs, a wool paisley shawl rests on a sofa.

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Mid Century Round Up: Instagram Worthy Garage Doors; Gary, Indiana Church and More

Here’s my weekly round-up of all things Mid Century Modern, a list that I build all week long.

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Mid Century Modern Round Up: Saving Palm Springs Mid Century Modern and more

Mid Century Modern continues to be in the news:

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Mid Century Modern: Flashback Friday: Mountain Shadows, Scottsdale, AZ

By Mary Beth Klatt

The original Mountain Shadows resort, built in 1959 in Scottsdale, had a distinctive Rat Pack appeal. The sprawling building, designed by real estate developer Del Webb, had the largest known swimming pool in Arizona. It attracted Hollywood actors such as Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Elizabeth Taylor, and Robert Stack, among others. They came to enjoy golfing, swimming, and drinking cocktails while listening and dancing to a live orchestra at night in the shadows of the Camelback and Mummy Mountains.

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