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Better Homes & Garden Idea Home 1956, Ralph Fournier

Postby hood » Wed May 06, 2009 9:27 pm

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Above is the cover of the Better Homes and Garden issue I have for the 1956 Idea Home. However I think it might be different from others as the above version has the actual address and builder's name from here in Springfield, and i wouldn't think they would put that on the front of all the BHG. Would like to know if anyone else has a different cover. Is there a different house on the front of each BHG issue. If you click on the link below it will take you to the entire article including a list of where the houses are located:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/hoodlam/se ... 810940904/
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Postby moderns-r-us » Thu May 07, 2009 8:58 am

There it is! Another KC BH&G Five Star design! This time the 1956 model.

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http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&q=509 ... a=N&tab=wl

The only problem is the article has the steet, city and state wrong. A little google maps detective work and an educated guess of what the mistake was, reveals yet another Kansas City area BH&G home.

There listed address:
5750 W. 51st Street, Kansas City, MO

The real address:
5095 Outlook Road, Shawnee Mission, KS

Bulder: Mike O'Neil
Descorated by: Mehornay's

In reality it is at the corner of the 5700 of 51st Street and Outlook Road, but it faces Outlook instead of 51st. And it is not in Kansas City or the State of Missouri!

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Postby Miguel » Fri May 08, 2009 7:57 am

Sacramento, CA:

7330 Center Parkway, Parkway Estates:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source= ... 53,,0,3.01

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Postby Joe » Fri May 08, 2009 11:43 am

found the eugene house. I'll take some photos along with the '55 bh&g house

both in great shape in my neighborhood


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