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THE MOTELS OF ROUTE 66, an interactive documentary film and book coming soon

“The Motels of Route 66″, a project “in the works”, is documentary film and accompanying book about the iconic vintage motels alongside the Main Street of America, Route 66. The project itself will be traveling the road and capturing the tales within the walls from the motel owners, the travelers and the architecture itself.
According to [...]
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Mid-Century Travel Trailers – the next big thing?

A trend that’s sweeping the mid-century net is the love of Retro Travel Trailers – they’re hip, they’re cool and they’re out there waiting to be gutted remodeled and enjoyed!
The first blog I knew about was the 1964 restoration project of the “Shasta Louise” – which I found through the happy owner’s blog “Atomic Addiction” [...]
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Mid-Century Photo Friday: Arapahoe Acres (psst, this ones for sale)

More Arapahoe Acres:And this ones for sale!

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Modern Moore House in Palos Verdes Estates demolished

The Lloyd Wright-designed Moore House in Palos Verdes Estates, a well known example of modern architecture, has been demolished.
The gorgeous house (pictured here – and you can take a tour of it here,  was built in 1959.
The current owner bought it in 2004 and says he never even knew who Wright was  – he’s the [...]
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Mid-Century Photo Friday: Arapahoe Acres

Took some cool pictures around Arapahoe Acres – love this house color!

Post a link to your picture in the comments if you want to participate! Mid-Century fans would love to see your photos!
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New to us motels! The Highlander on Route 66 and the Fabulous Sunset Motel in NC

I love getting to add new motels to the directory and the listings have been coming in fast and furious and so I’m behind, so brace yourselves for a lot of fabulous new motel listings! Please keep our directory bookmarked for more fabulous motels and hotels as we are trying to add them daily!
First, this [...]
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Mid-Century Motel Monday – fan us on Facebook

In order to give Mid-Century Motels a bit more breathing room, we’ve launched a separate page on Facebook – we’d love it if you’d give us some love over there!

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Rand McNally error is corrected thanks the Route 66 Online community

Thanks to to Frank Gifford at Route 66 Pix for setting Rand McNally right! Rand McNally misplaced Route 66 for a large section that stretches across 60 miles of Oklahoma and Missouri, and deleted the Kansas section entirely.
The mistake appears on first releases of Missouri maps in the 2012 “Road Atlas Large Scale,” “Road Atlas [...]
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Collectors weekly features “Mad Men” essentials in a Mod showcase

If you haven’t found “Collector’s Weekly” – then you’re missing a lot!
They tout themselves as “a resource for people who love antique and vintage stuff. Our aim is to build a great place to explore and learn, and experience the passion and knowledge of collectors everywhere.”
So, as a tribute to the return of “Mad Men” [...]
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Mid-Century Photo Friday – Women’s Day 50′s interior

Welcome to Mid-Century Photo Friday – if you’ve never found it before, this is a great time to join!
My post is a follow up to last week’s post about a $7600 3 bedroom house featured in this 1958 issue of Women’s Day – and here (drum-roll please) is the interior:
I adore the chairs and the [...]
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