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by Dirt Diva
Tue May 31, 2005 8:07 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: 100 Ways to Screw Up Your Mid-Century Modern Home
Replies: 237
Views: 228118

1) Adding a steeper roof on top of your flat or shallow pitched roof. 2) Ornate front door. (Etched glass windows) 3) Adding a second story. 4) Putting in a country kitchen. 5) Installing a white metal colonial style garage door in place of the original redwood sided door (pic incl) 6) Adding vinyl ...
by Dirt Diva
Fri May 27, 2005 6:30 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Vintage Bomb Shelter
Replies: 8
Views: 1369

Bomb Shelter

Our Eichler in orange had a bomb shelter in the back yard but we had to fill it when we put in the pool. It was very small, but very well built. Although you have to wonder if you had to use it what would you come "out" to? I suppose it would be like the twilight zone with burgess meredith. p.s. Sid...
by Dirt Diva
Thu May 19, 2005 5:42 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: Danish modern car??
Replies: 40
Views: 16710

VOLVOS

Brings back memories of being a little girl and watching my mother drive her P1800 (wearing leather driving gloves!), through malibu canyon to take me to and from school as we sang along to KHJ. I was facinated by the backseat "bookshelf". I still wish we had that car, I learned to drive a stickshif...
by Dirt Diva
Wed May 04, 2005 7:42 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Pasadena, CA - '62 home for sale
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

Pasadena '62

Bad Bad Kitchen! (for that style of house) Fabulous house though, wish I could afford it.....lots of possiblities.
by Dirt Diva
Wed May 04, 2005 7:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 448881

Thanks for the Welcome Joe!

Hiya Joe~ We lived in the Fairhaven tract in orange, the #LJ-124 A. Quincy Jones model. It was original right down to the kitchen cabinets, thermador appliances (stainless of course!) and the closet doors. We did do some updating such as a new roof (foam), paint, pool and hardscaping. We absolutely ...
by Dirt Diva
Sat Apr 30, 2005 6:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: New members say HELLO here...
Replies: 890
Views: 448881

Konichiwa!


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