Atomic Ranch: Mid-century Marvels (NONE) by Jim Brown

By Jim Brown

Atomic Ranch is an in-depth exploration of post-World warfare II residential structure in the United States. Mid-century ranches (1946-1970) variety from the decidedly sleek gable-roofed Joseph Eichler tracts within the San Francisco Bay sector and butterfly wing homes in Palm Springs, Florida, to the unassuming brick or stucco L-shaped ranches and split-levels so universal through the usa. Authors Michelle Gringeri-Brown and Jim Brown, founders and publishers of the preferred quarterly Atomic Ranch journal, extol the virtues of the tract, split-level, rambler domestic and its many particular characteristics: deepest entrance facades, open flooring plans, secluded bed room wings, partitions of glass, and an easy-living way of life. From up-to-date houses with high-end Italian kitchens, terrazzo flooring, and smooth furnishings to reasonable house owner renovations with eclectic thrift-store furniture, Atomic Ranch offers twenty-five houses showcasing inspiring examples of classy dwelling via appealing colour pictures, together with earlier than and after pictures, design-tip sidebars, and a radical source index.

Atomic Ranch reveals:
  • Hallmarks of the ranch style
  • Inspiring unique ranch homes
  • Ranch condo ameliorations and makeovers
  • Preservation of mid-century neighborhoods
  • Adding character to a ranch home
  • Yards and landscaping

Plus, a worthy source part and index!

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