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by GoogieHowser
Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: "Fan Fair Discount City"
Replies: 0
Views: 2655

"Fan Fair Discount City"

Name: "Fan Fair Discount City" Architect: William Munchow Year: 1961 Street: 333 Havana St Aurora, CO 80010-4318 City: Aurora State: CO Zip: 80010-4318 Country: USA Type: former retail store Style: Googie Modern; building is "Hyperbolic Paraboloid dome structure" (whatever that i...
by GoogieHowser
Thu Jun 03, 2010 3:15 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: FS: Safeway letters from Marina-style mid-sixties Safeway
Replies: 3
Views: 1110

hmmm

oh man, those would be sooo cool to have. too bad my wallet is light and i don't have anywhere to put them, they're just too cool to pass up.
by GoogieHowser
Wed May 26, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Vintage BH&Gs magazine featuring our home design...
Replies: 18
Views: 2871

thanks for posting! those are great images
by GoogieHowser
Wed Apr 07, 2010 6:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mythbusters MCM neighborhood?
Replies: 13
Views: 2266

Mythbusters MCM neighborhood?

Anyone catch tonight's Mythbusters? They were doing something involving cars while driving through what looked like an abandoned neighborhood of Mid Century Modern homes. Its was quite a shame to see such lovelies sitting there empty. here's a clip from the episode http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SjW...
by GoogieHowser
Tue Mar 02, 2010 7:22 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: where can I find this AC register
Replies: 6
Views: 1335

you could try "Superclean" to strip the paint.

it comes in a purple gallon bottle and can be found in the automotive section of Target and the like. use gloves, the stuff is hard on the hands.
by GoogieHowser
Thu Jan 21, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Erik Nitsche, Modern Graphic Designer
Replies: 0
Views: 718

Erik Nitsche, Modern Graphic Designer

I scanned in an old 1955 article from the German graphic magazine "Gebrauchsgraphik" which covered Erik Nitsche. Hope you all enjoy

by GoogieHowser
Thu Nov 19, 2009 10:25 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Julius Shulman Film
Replies: 0
Views: 230

Julius Shulman Film

by GoogieHowser
Fri Nov 06, 2009 6:47 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: A Tour of LA Through Vintage Postcards
Replies: 2
Views: 999

Googies! I can't believe it. There you go folks
by GoogieHowser
Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Thorgusen? Thorguson? Thorgusson?
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

by GoogieHowser
Thu Sep 03, 2009 4:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Celebrity Rehab - Sober MCM Living?
Replies: 7
Views: 1298

That is a nice place and I'd be willing to take up horse and then try to quit it just to live there.
by GoogieHowser
Wed Jul 29, 2009 5:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our MCM home - a face only a mother can love . . .
Replies: 17
Views: 2155

its gorgeous. but no, it doesn't have huge, structurally useless faux columns or shutters that aren't really shutters so of course it doesn't have curb appeal
by GoogieHowser
Sat Jul 18, 2009 2:07 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Mid-century Modern BABY Nursery
Replies: 132
Views: 75676

love it! great job!
by GoogieHowser
Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: anyone in the DENVER area (MCM homes tour)?
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

*bump*

its THIS weekend!
by GoogieHowser
Sat May 30, 2009 2:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: anyone in the DENVER area (MCM homes tour)?
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

by GoogieHowser
Sat May 30, 2009 9:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: anyone in the DENVER area (MCM homes tour)?
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

by GoogieHowser
Fri May 29, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: anyone in the DENVER area (MCM homes tour)?
Replies: 5
Views: 1030

anyone in the DENVER area (MCM homes tour)?

there's a great parade of homes type tour of modern homes in the hilltop area June 6,7. go here for more info:

by GoogieHowser
Thu May 28, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Pepsi Throwback
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

Pepsi Throwback

Anyone had Pepsi Throwback yet? If you haven't heard, its a limited edition version of Pepsi that uses sugar instead of corn syrup like the used to do before they switched in the late 70's. I much prefer the taste of Throwback Pepsi and I hope they decide to keep it. I think it doesn't taste as swee...
by GoogieHowser
Mon May 25, 2009 3:59 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Update: 1957 Tennessee MCM
Replies: 8
Views: 1101

you've done a great! lovely house!
by GoogieHowser
Thu May 14, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Spec Builders continue to amaze!
Replies: 63
Views: 6313

by GoogieHowser
Fri Apr 17, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Textbook case of every abuse not to do to a good mod house
Replies: 9
Views: 1466

oh that is just not right! what a travesty; so much potential.

i think we may have to ask the mod to remove those obscene photos! this is a family board! what kind of a lesson does this teach our children?
the horror!
by GoogieHowser
Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Michigan
Replies: 0
Views: 2367

Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids Michigan

Name: Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM ) Architect: Aaron Loewenson Year: 2007 Street: 101 Monroe Center Grand Rapids, MI 49503 City: Grand Rapids State: MI Zip: 49503 Country: USA Type: new, modern looking art museum located in Michigan's second largest city. Status: new Description: the new home of t...
by GoogieHowser
Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Designs for Living - 1961 Playboy article
Replies: 6
Views: 1236

These guys look like they just came out of Sterling Cooper (Mad Men)!
by GoogieHowser
Fri Dec 12, 2008 8:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Another flip gone bad
Replies: 1
Views: 595

e gat!


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