Time Capsule tips keep pouring in from readers — and we keep chasing ‘em. The latest property — listed for sale in North Richland Hills, TX by Re/Max Trinity agent Malyn Powers – was a tip from reader Leni. Even though the house is in need of some maintenance work — it is still an [...]
A vintage wallpaper mural. Swanky pendant lights in the two-story living room. An original Geneva kitchen with vintage Sub-Zero refrigerator. This wonderful 1960 time capsule house for sale in Laramie, Wyoming was custom designed for the original owners — who have been in the house this entire time — and the TLC shows. Thanks to reader [...]
Thanks to reader Beth, who spotted this wonderful 1956 split level time capsule house for sale in Newton, Mass., and posted the tip over on our Retro Renovation Facebook page (just hit 27,000 Friends, woot!) The listing agent Eric Glassoff confirms that indeed, this house has been with just one owner, for whom it was [...]
We love these Lady Bird Johnson centennial stamps, recently issued by the U.S. Postal Service. The set includes five stamps adapted from the 1966 and 1969 originals, which were issued as part of the First Lady’s “Plant for a More Beautiful America” campaign. Aren’t the graphics beautiful? Thanks to reader Patrick for this tip.
Wow. Not one. Not two. Not three. Not four. Yes: Five beautiful time capsule bathrooms in this 1942 house — just listed for sale — in Portland, Oregon. I received a call from real estate agent Susan Cassidy this evening, and on hearing the story, we rushed these photos on to the blog. It seems [...]
We consider ourselves connoisseurs o’ the vintage Nutone — such an inventive company! — so we were super excited to see this New Old Stock treasure pop up for sale on ebay: a 1967 Nutone Intruder/Fire Alarm System (model s 150), mint in box (listing bel0w. It include instructions, mounting hardware, warning light, push buttons, [...]
“… embodies many of Maybeck’s notions about what an ideal home should be; modest, free of adornment, well integrated into its site…” Thanks to reader Christa for the tip on today’s time capsule — an enchanting storybook house in Berkeley, California. Built in 1932 by famed architect Bernard Maybeck as a home for himself and [...]