Entries from October 2009

American Railroads: Mainline USA

October 19th, 2009 · No Comments

These film reels from the 1950s offer a fantastic glimpse into America as “the living symbol of the miracle of modern production.”  Things like this make me happy to be human. I still want to take a train across the country some day. Update: The video was removed from YouTube so I’ve replaced it with […]

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Tags: Film

Fifties Lego Town Set

October 17th, 2009 · No Comments

It should come as no surprise that I love LEGO.  Anything that combines Danish design, toys and architecture is pretty sweet.  This new set called “Town Plan” contains three buildings central to any fictitious 1950′s town: a cinema, service station and town hall.  It’s complete with a few cars and even some newlyweds! Get yours […]

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Tags: Architecture · Gift Ideas · Kids · Toys

Houses I Love: 3936 17th Street

October 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

I’m a sucker for simple gray houses with white trim and colorful doors.

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