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by retrocool
Thu Aug 24, 2006 4:19 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Brady Bunch Special
Replies: 0
Views: 754

Downey, Ca. Brady Bunch Special

Hi Everyone, Here is a cool home with the classic look of the Brady Bunch. It is in well established classic neighborhood, with good schools. Here is the link http://www.realtor.com/FindHome/HomeListing.asp?snum=34&locallnk=yes&frm=bymap&mnbed=0&mnbath=0&mnprice=0&mxprice=999...
by retrocool
Thu Aug 24, 2006 4:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Classic Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 631

Downey, Ca. Classic Ranch

Here is a Classic Ranch Home in a nice area of Downey. Check it out, the price is under $600,000 for a change. It is close to award winning schools. Here is the link http://www.realtor.com/FindHome/HomeListing.asp?snum=133&locallnk=yes&frm=bymap&mnbed=0&mnbath=0&mnprice=0&mxp...
by retrocool
Sat Jul 15, 2006 1:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Molly Pitcher Estates Home
Replies: 0
Views: 787

Downey, Ca. Molly Pitcher Estates Home

Here is a great home in the Molly Pitcher Estates. Located on a great street near shopping and Downey Studios. It is also close to award winning schools. If you want more info, here is the link with pictures. http://idd.homeseekers.com/scripts/detail.asp?_account=idd&_org_id=oc&_uid=EC1A2672...
by retrocool
Fri Jul 14, 2006 2:23 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 755

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch

Hi Everyone, Here is a cool home in a great area. It is inner tract and it's nice and quiet and the surrounding homes are allmost all original customes. The home is 2800 sq. ft on a large lot almost 10000 Sq. ft. The are schools are good and you are close to the downtown which has been getting a lot...
by retrocool
Fri Jun 23, 2006 3:02 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Northeast Executive Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Downey, Ca. Northeast Executive Ranch

Hi Everyone, I just drove by this great home in Northeast Downey, it looks as if it is all original. I can see the original stove in the kitchen window. Wow! it looks cool. The house is about 2200 sq. ft. and it sits on a huge 19000 sq. ft lot, with a pool, nice patio and there is still a lawn in th...
by retrocool
Mon Jun 19, 2006 4:24 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch
Replies: 1
Views: 788

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch

Hi Everyone, Here is a nice custom ranch home located in the Northeast section of Downey. It is in a great area on a large 10000 sq. ft lot. Area schools are highly rated. Check it out. http://www.realtor.com/FindHome/HomeListing.asp?snum=34&locallnk=yes&frm=bymap&mnbed=0&mnbath=0&am...
by retrocool
Fri Jun 09, 2006 1:21 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey,Ca. Molly Pitcher Estates Custom Home (Ranch)
Replies: 0
Views: 739

Downey,Ca. Molly Pitcher Estates Custom Home (Ranch)

Hi Everyone, Here is another Molly Picher Custom Home up for sale in my neighborhood. The house is over 2000 sq. ft. and it has a pool;the price seems good for the area at $774,000 . The area is great and so are the schools. It is also close to the mall and Downey Landing. Here is the link. http://w...
by retrocool
Wed May 31, 2006 1:55 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Molly Pitcher Ranch House
Replies: 0
Views: 694

Downey, Ca. Molly Pitcher Ranch House

Hi Everyone, This home just went up for sale on my street. It is a beautiful well kept home in a great area. The homes were built by Yoder and Mueller, who actually lived on the street, at the time the homes where being built. The schools in the area are close by and are Ca. Distiguished Schools. It...
by retrocool
Wed May 31, 2006 1:37 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern Ranch (Northeast Downey)
Replies: 0
Views: 673

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern Ranch (Northeast Downey)

Hi Everyone, I happened to go by this great looking mid-century modern ranch home the other day. It is in a great area of Northeast Downey. The lot is huge and the homes in the area were built custom back in the 50's and 60's. The city also just recently passed a new anti-mansionization code which i...
by retrocool
Wed May 17, 2006 10:11 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: Penny Postcards website
Replies: 0
Views: 898

Penny Postcards website

Hi Everyone, I don't think this website has been posted here before, so here it is. It features vintage postcards by state and county for the whole country. I thought it was real cool. Check it out. http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/special/ppcs/ppcs.html Retrocool[/url][url][/url]
by retrocool
Mon May 15, 2006 8:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 769

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Ranch

Here is a real nice ranch in a great area. The home looks like it still has a lot of its original charm. The schools in the area are Ca. Distiguished Schools. It is also close to Downey Studios. Here is the link. http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jhtml?userId=5PER10DQNPEKNLAZGQOCF...
by retrocool
Mon May 08, 2006 1:45 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern home
Replies: 0
Views: 876

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern home

Hi Everyone, Here is a nice mid-century home in a great neighborhood. I was just by the home the other day and it looks to be in nice shape and it has a big lot with a pool. It is also close to Downey Studios, Downtown Downey, and Downey Landing. Here is the link with pics. Retrocool http://latimes....
by retrocool
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:43 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Favorite Lesser Known Mid Century Architect
Replies: 63
Views: 61115

Phil Anthony Homes in Downey and Arcadia, CA

Phil Anthony of Anthony Pools for a few years produced mid-century modern homes that came with an Anthony Pool. They also used radiant heating in the home and also the patio which looked out over a custom pool. Many of these homes were built in Downey and Arcadia. I was told that Anthony used a numb...
by retrocool
Mon Apr 24, 2006 1:29 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. California Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 705

Downey, Ca. California Ranch

Hi Everyone, Here is a nice looking mid-century ranch home that is being sold as is. It in a great area and it could be a real nice home if the right person buys it. The lot size is over 11000 sq. ft Built 1953. Check out the link http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jhtml?userId=RAX...
by retrocool
Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:03 pm
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Downey, Ca. National Historical Home Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 493

Downey, Ca. National Historical Home Tour

Hi Everyone, The Assistance League of Downey is opening the doors to the Casa de Parley Johnson Home for a peak into the past of this National Historical Home. The tours will be held from 11:00 Am to 3:00 Pm on Saturday May 20th. A donation of $25.00 is requested and should be sent to the Second Tim...
by retrocool
Mon Mar 27, 2006 8:04 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. 1955 Ranch House
Replies: 1
Views: 737

Downey, Ca. 1955 Ranch House

Here is a nice looking Ranch home I found. It has a lot of pictures on the link so check it out. It's in a great neighborhood with award winning schools, and it's close to shopping and Downey Studios. http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jhtml?userId=YRWAGCIBYN5KDLAYYEQCFEY227532&...
by retrocool
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:28 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey,Ca Brady Bunch Style
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Downey,Ca Brady Bunch Style

Hi Everyone, I found this cool looking home that looks to be designed by Mike Brady. Just kidding, but hey it looks like the Brady Bunch could have lived there. It is in a great area with good schools and close to Downey Studios. Hers is the link with pic. http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listin...
by retrocool
Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:56 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 880

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern

Here is a nice looking little modern I found today. Check out the link. http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jhtml?userId=ZJ2PD2YIEWOLRLAZGQOCFEY227528&filter_product_id=17121129&searchType=48&reporting_search_name=Channel+Quick+Search&sbt=N&search_by_type=resale_...
by retrocool
Mon Feb 27, 2006 5:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Phil Anthony Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 973

Downey, Ca. Phil Anthony Modern

Hi Everyone, I was driving by the Phil Anthony tract the other day and found what could be a real cool home. It's a fixer, but with a some work, it could be a great looking place. I looked through the windows and it looks vacant. It doesn't look to bad on the inside, it needs paint and some patch wo...
by retrocool
Wed Feb 15, 2006 1:31 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Modern
Replies: 0
Views: 710

Downey, Ca. Modern

Hi everyone, This home just went up for sale around the corner from me. It is in a great neighborhood, with two Ca. distinguished schools within walking distance. It is also close to the Stonewood Mall and Downey studios which has become a large feature film production area. There is also a mall loc...
by retrocool
Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:38 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Modern 1952
Replies: 0
Views: 774

Downey, Ca. Modern 1952

Hi Everyone, I just ran across this modern today. It looks to be in good shape from the picture, but I have not seen the house. It is located in North Downey and is close to Downey Studios. http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jhtml?userId=VB0OZV5LPJMAPLAZGQOCFEY227528&filter_pro...
by retrocool
Fri Jan 27, 2006 1:27 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century built 1962
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

I do want cool people to move here and restore these homes.

I post these homes because I want people respect and restore them. We actually have a fair number Mid- Century Moderns, but I rarely see them up for sale. I post them when I find them. The majority of the homes in Downey were built in the 50's and 60's, many of which are custom Ranch Homes. Thanks S...
by retrocool
Thu Jan 26, 2006 7:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century built 1962
Replies: 4
Views: 1394

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century built 1962

Hi Everyone, I thought you might want to check out this corner lot home in a great area of Downey. It's was custom built in 1962. It has pool, spa and 3 car garage. It is close to award winning schools and also Downey Studios. Here is the link http://latimes.homescape.com/latimes/listing_details.jht...
by retrocool
Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey Ca. Orange Estates Custom
Replies: 0
Views: 692

Downey Ca. Orange Estates Custom

Hi Everyone, I am not sure this home fits on this page, but it kinda looks like a traditional ranch. It is a cool looking house though. Check it out maybe somebody can fill me in on it's architectural style. http://209.11.106.78/Sales/Listing.asp?lid=159-Y51634 Thanks Retrocool[url][/url]
by retrocool
Wed Jan 11, 2006 6:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Large Custom Ranch
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Downey, Ca. Large Custom Ranch

Hi Everyone, I went by this great looking custom ranch home in Northeast Downey today. It has a circular driveway with carport and nice landscape. The lot is zoned 10000 sq ft. This area is all custom homes many are intact and ready for restoration. It is in a great part of town with award winning s...
by retrocool
Tue Jan 10, 2006 10:41 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Research inquiry: modern neon signs featuring clocks
Replies: 19
Views: 3817

The Clock

Back in the 1940's and 50's there was a chain of restaurants in Southern Ca. the was called The Clock. There logo was a neon modern clock. I have seen pictures and it looked real cool.

www.downeyhistoricalsociety.com

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by retrocool
Fri Dec 30, 2005 2:54 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern Home
Replies: 0
Views: 893

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Modern Home

Hi everyone, I was out today and found a great looking modern for sale in a nice ranch home neighborhood. I looked in the windows and it looks like it is still in original condition. It has exposed wood cealing and also the original intercom system is still in the walls, along with what looks to be ...
by retrocool
Mon Dec 26, 2005 11:13 am
Forum: Modern Calendar of Events
Topic: Downey Rose Float Decoration (Volunteers Needed)
Replies: 0
Views: 463

Downey Rose Float Decoration (Volunteers Needed)

Hi everyone, The Downey Rose Float Association is looking for volunteers to help decorate their parade entry. It is really a fun event if you are interested. Here is their website. All the contact info is listed with maps. http://www.downeyrose.org/ Have a great New Year!!! Retrocool[url][/url]
by retrocool
Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:26 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Molly Pitcher custom
Replies: 0
Views: 827

Downey, Ca. Mid-Century Molly Pitcher custom

Hey there is a great home in my area for sale. It is located on Chaney Ave in Downey and it look to be in great shape. The homes in this area were all custom builds and have character. The schools in the area are Ca. distiguished schools. The home is also located only about a mile away from Downey S...
by retrocool
Thu Dec 15, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Real Estate
Topic: Downey, Ca. Mid-Century
Replies: 5
Views: 2701

Downey Homes

The home I listed is located on Baysinger St. This whole are is mostly Mid-Century Ranch homes. built in the mid fifities. The price range is right around $700,000. There is a home down the street from me which is for sale by owner, which is a nice looking Molly Pitcher Ranch custom build. I will ge...

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