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by Planner Dude
Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:28 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: "The White Trim Syndrome"- Updated-
Replies: 26
Views: 1913

Whats wrong with the house? I understand it's not MCM and it's a McMansion, but it still better looking than a lot of the other crap-ola seriously? simple question really..the op's comments were vague about the trim. If someone did try to pass it off as "new Urbanist' or Neo-traditional, you'd...
by Planner Dude
Mon Jun 21, 2010 8:59 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: "The White Trim Syndrome"- Updated-
Replies: 26
Views: 1913

Whats wrong with the house?

I understand it's not MCM and it's a McMansion, but it still better looking than a lot of the other crap-ola
by Planner Dude
Wed Jun 16, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

by Planner Dude
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

I vote no to a screen door, even though I thought I wanted one on this house too, when we fist moved in. You'll find you really won't need it. I wish I could get rid of mine on my porches. In a way I like not having a screen door, but with kids, outdoor and indoor cats, and a desire to have more fr...
by Planner Dude
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:46 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

How about some frosted film? should be easy to install http://www.wallpaperforwindows.com/pc/Frosted-Glass-Window-Film-c45.htm Im really liking your place. And as for a blog, go for ti! Document your house and some of the other, cool MCM places near you! There have to be some great gems around ther...
by Planner Dude
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:49 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

Wow, that place has some really great bones! I must say, The leaded glass entry way breaks my heart a little bit though... It that a planter in the kitchen pass-thru? Thanks! We are slowly dressing it up. I might start a blog about it. The leaded glass is not permanent so I can take it out, but my ...
by Planner Dude
Wed Jun 16, 2010 6:45 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

Thanks for the compliments. The leaded glass is an inside treatment that hangs from hooks in the window, so I could take it out. the question is what to put back in it's place? The door does need to go. I need a storm door too. I already changed out the chandelier, which was a horrible gold tiered o...
by Planner Dude
Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

This link might work

by Planner Dude
Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: Our New MCM Home
Replies: 26
Views: 6538

Our New MCM Home

So we just bought a MCM in a suburb of Detroit MI this past winter. It's funny that we did since I never really though of owning one before. I am an Urban Planner by trade, more of a new urbanist too, so it amazes me how I got to here. Long story short, we have always loved streamlined furniture and...
by Planner Dude
Sun Apr 25, 2010 7:25 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New to mid-century houses
Replies: 19
Views: 2803

I will soon...I know pictures are worth a thousand words so before I talk about it I thought I'd better post some pix.
by Planner Dude
Sat Apr 24, 2010 11:40 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Houses and Homes
Topic: New to mid-century houses
Replies: 19
Views: 2803

Just curious, where are you in Michigan...

I just bout a 60s MCM on Grosse Ile, an island in the Detroit River...wondering you're close by.

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