Every week, we are contacted by more new readers who’ve just made an offer on or moved into a midcentury house.
They are usually extremely enthusiastic about getting started with projects — and that’s a good thing — .
Rehab: The addition of just 60 square feet to the kitchen proves a little can go a long way.
The glass-and-stucco structure seamlessly attaches to the back of the house, significantly changing the exterior architecture.
This totally updated 1950s ranch style home in desirable Meridian Hills boasts the perfect balance between indoor and outdoor living.
I agree with the “wait a while” advice–not just to see if what you have grows on you, but because old houses may have expensive-to-fix problems that weren’t immediately apparent and that may be a bigger priority.The ranch-style home originally was designed to be both affordable and fitting of the minimalist needs of Depression-era families.This bland home style with low-pitched roofs and closed-off interior rooms proliferated across the U. in the 1950s and continues to perplex homeowners who want to remodel.The large amounts of glass and bright chartreuse color add contemporary contrast and dimension to the ranch home.Inside, the new design opened up all of the main rooms into a suite of distinct yet interconnected spaces.