by Lynne Rostochil I spend a lot … I mean A LOT … of time trolling through the Oklahoman archives and doing research about buildings, architects, etc., but one of my very favorite things to do is lust over all of the great ads from old editions. I really love the holiday ads for everything […]
by Lynne Rostochil. Vintage photos by Bob Bowlby, current-day photo by Lynne Rostochil. Nestled among the rolling hills surrounding the aptly named Oak Hills Golf and Country Club in Ada is a mid-century sub-division filled with low-slung ranch houses that seem to meander for entire city blocks and split-level wonders built precariously into steep slopes. […]
by Lynne Rostochil Not too long ago, we profiled the wonderful Coston House in Edmond, which was beautifully photographed by Julius Shulman soon after it was built in 1954. I thought I knew all of the publications the house appeared in until I stumbled across the Fall-Winter 1958 issue of the Home Modernizing Guide at a […]
by Lynne Rostochil Hopefully, you’ve finished your holiday decorating, shopping, and gift wrapping and have attended many a rowdy party in these waning days of 2014. To celebrate the festive season, here are a few vintage photos I’ve accumulated over the last year — enjoy!
article and photos from the Fitzsimmons Architects archives We’ve featured the lovely Seminoff House on the Mod Blog before, both in a tribute to its architect and original owner, George Seminoff — https://okcmod.com/?p=2436 — and as part of last year’s AIA tour coverage — https://okcmod.com/?p=4667. This time, we’re taking a look at the house […]
by Lynne Rostochil In my quest to find great vintage photos, I often stumble across images of buildings and houses that, try as I might, I just can’t identify, so I thought that maybe you very knowledgeable Squadders might be able to solve a few mid-century mysteries that have been teasing me for awhile. First up […]