Down the Rabbit Hole: With Richard Neutra

Sometimes one thing leads to another, and before I know it I have done rather a lot of research on something that has piqued my interest. Today’s installation of this phenomenon is the architect Richard Neutra. Easily one of my favorites of the mid-century modern architects is the Jewish Austrian-American architect Richard Neutra. Born onContinue reading “Down the Rabbit Hole: With Richard Neutra”

Lantern Hill: Elizabeth’s Reno

This is the second in a series of interviews with homeowners in the East Lansing area. The purpose of this series is to learn more about our neighbors and create a sense of community that can exist both online and out in the world! Today’s house is one that I pass on my daily walk.Continue reading “Lantern Hill: Elizabeth’s Reno”

Decorating with Mid-Michigan Modern

A great resource for mid-century modern enthusiasts and history lovers is Susan Bandes’ 2016 book Mid-Michigan Modern: From Frank Lloyd Wright to Googie. It’s a big beautiful coffee table book, chock full of photos and history of homes and buildings from around the greater Lansing area, built between 1940 to 1970. {It does not, however,Continue reading “Decorating with Mid-Michigan Modern”

Daisy Lane

My April-in-captivity refrain was Daisy Lane, Daisy Lane. As in, we should totally sell our house and move to 1057 Daisy Lane! It’s stunning! A 2,395-square-foot, mid-century modern ranch with full walkout basement in the Flowerpot neighborhood of East Lansing [for a great history of this diverse neighborhood, check out this article from ELi]. FromContinue reading “Daisy Lane”