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  • Little American Hotel Resort in Cheyenne Wyoming Retro Luxury
    Little American Hotel Resort in Cheyenne Wyoming Retro Luxury
    What we love about Mid-Century travel is feeling you’ve been thrown back in timelittleamerica6 to a period where motor travel was cool, lounging by the pool was the most fun you could have as a kid and Motels took guests seriously and didn...
  • Mid-century Motel: Phoenicia Lodge in the Catskills
    Mid-century Motel: Phoenicia Lodge in the Catskills
    Eight years ago,Brian and Sara, two Brooklynites, stumbled upon an old roadside lodge where the paint had faded, the floors were cracked, and most of the toilets rocked from side to side, but they were able to see the honest simplicity in the...
  • WigWam Motel in Holbrook Arizona is Mid-Century Cool!
    WigWam Motel in Holbrook Arizona is Mid-Century Cool!
    The Wigwam Motels, also known as the “Wigwam Villages”, was a motel chain in the United States in which the rooms are built in the form of tipis designed by architect Frank Redford. The chain originally had seven different locations:...
  • Cocktail Set
    How to stock a Mid-Century cocktail bar for the summer
    It’s summer and this long winter we seem to have depleted the bar selection, so it’s time to stock up! So, what do you need to stock the perfect Mid-Century Bar?The Alcohol Selection:GinVodkaRumBourbonScotchTequilaSweet vermouthDry...
  • The Lawrence House
    Pasadena Heritage presents Pasadena 1940 Forward
    This spring, Pasadena Heritage will offer unique programs in a Getty-initiated celebration of the city’s modern architectural heritage through exhibitions and programs at cultural institutions in and around L.A.A leading historic...
  • The Fabulous Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs
    The Fabulous Satellite Hotel in Colorado Springs
    For a very reasonable price you can literally step back in time to the fabulous Satellite Hotel – opened in 1969, it’s fantastic 60′s Architecture won it an article on Waymarking.com as an example of Googie Architecture.There...
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    SOON: The Denver Modernism Show
    Are you mod enough to remember back in the day when the Modernism show was held in that one tiny-little place that didn't have enough bathrooms and the tiki-bar ran dry lickity-split?That isn't going to be a problem anymore.Behold the...
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    5 Mid-Century Culture blogs for your reading pleasure
    If you love Mid-Century, the logic goes that you'd probably love the culture as well. However, Mid-Century culture runs the gamut from Route 66 groups, car groups, to the Mad Men craze.Basket of Kisses - the premier Mad Men Fan blog. Deborah...
  • Shasta Louise
    Mid-Century Travel Trailers - the next big thing?
    A trend that's sweeping the mid-century net is the love of Retro Travel Trailers - they're hip, they're cool and they're out there waiting to be gutted remodeled and enjoyed!The first blog I knew about was the 1964 restoration...
  • Kronish
    Save The Kronish House
    In another Mid-Century preservation attempt, the Neutra Institute for Survival through Design is attempting to save The Kronish House.Word just received pressures us to provide info for the dismantling of the house as soon as 9/20, for demolition...
  • Danish Modern Furniture
    Defining Mid-Century Style - focus on Danish Modern
    Danish modern is probably one of the most visually recognized of the 1950's era decorating styles.After World War II, Scandanavia became synonymous with the forward thinking aspects of postwar design and craft that emanated from these Northern...
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    Ode to Gus Modern
    Gus Modern Light BoxGus Modern is inspired by simple forms and honest materials. Gus Modern uses them as the springboard for everything they create. From the simple two-by-four and construction IBean, to the useful miter box, Gus Modern delights...
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    Armani Casa turns a decade
    Giorgio ArmaniArmani/Casa was founded in the year 2000 as a separate division, though seamlessly linked to the other "worlds" within the Armani Group, providing a platform for Giorgio Armani to set out his vision of the living space: an...
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    New York Design Center gears up for Spring Sample Sale!
    NYDC Spring Sample SaleDate(s): April 21-April 24, 2010Hours: Thursday, April 22nd 9am-6pm Friday, April 23rd 9am-5pm Saturday, April 24th 10am-5pmIt is almost here!! The 2010 Spring Sample Sale will be open to the public in a couple of weeks....
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    Chic Manhattan hotel offers 'Sex and the City' package. Which interior (character) are you?
    'Sex and the City II' is a highly anticipated sequel that hits theaters May 28th. Beginning May 1st, New York's Mandarin Hotel will offer their "Sex and the City Celebration" package that will allow fans to indulge in their inner Carrie,...