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From the funky files: three iconic Palm Springs homes
- Published on Thursday, 10 January 2013
Authors: housecrazyPalm Springs, California is famous for its mid-century desert architecture. In fact, the area probably has the greatest collection of preserved mid-century specimens anywhere in the United States. It was also a mecca for experimental architecture and design during the 1960′s. Have a look at these 3 iconic Palm Springs o...
House Crazy turns one year old!
- Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2013
Authors: housecrazyToday marks my blog’s first anniversary – which is actually like 5 years in Internet time. On January 8th, one year ago, I just up and started this blog on a whim – no pre-planning, no research, NO clue what I was doing. And it has been dandy bringing this blog to you over the past year. I [...]...
Victorian mountain cottage
- Published on Monday, 07 January 2013
Authors: housecrazyThis house is a complete treat for the senses… Sweet Victorian cottage in a quaint Colorado mountain town? Yes please! Built in 1879, this adorable yellow cottage is currently for sale in Ouray, Colorado. Here’s how it looked for Christmas: I don’t know what visions come to your head when you think of Colorado,...
The Infamous Myrtles Plantation
- Published on Saturday, 05 January 2013
Authors: housecrazySaid to be THE MOST haunted house in America, The Myrtles Plantation was reportedly home to some 20 murders and mysterious deaths. Today, it is run as a bed and breakfast. The Myrtles Plantation is a southern antebellum plantation in St. Francisville, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is listed on the National Register of Historic...
Mickey Muennig designed Big Sur house for sale
- Published on Thursday, 03 January 2013
Authors: housecrazyOne of architect Mickey Muennig’s Big Sur, California creations is for sale! Built in 1986, this unique sod-roof mountain marvel is located on a pine-filled bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. I think if there was a heaven for house lovers, this might be it. Mickey Muennig is famous for his unorthodox, tree-house and half...
On the market for a Swiss villa?
- Published on Tuesday, 01 January 2013
Authors: housecrazyWinter is in full swing now and if you are the type who fancies the Alpine lifestyle, look no further. I have compiled 4 lovely mountain homes with views of the iconic Swiss Alps that are curretly for sale… House # 1 is located in town of Villars with sweeping views from Lake Geneva to Mont Blanc. The historic chalet has [....
Most fabulous posts of 2012
- Published on Saturday, 29 December 2012
Authors: housecrazyAs 2012 careens to a close, and my blog’s one year anniversary fast approaches, I thought it was time for a look back. In case you missed any of my most excellent posts this past year here is a ‘top-ten’ round-up of the most popular and, MY most favorite…. Most popular posts – according to Google An...
Those who live in glass houses…
- Published on Friday, 28 December 2012
Authors: housecrazy…are less bashful than I. This unique home is made from recycled windows and other salvaged materials. It is located in the autonomous squatters’ community of Christiania near Copenhagen, Denmark. That’s right – this glass house and many of its similarly unorthodox neighbors are part of a squatter’s...
Depression era homes
- Published on Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Authors: housecrazyI stayed up late watching a PBS documentary about the Dust Bowl era a few weeks ago (yeah, I know) and I couldn’t help but notice the ramshackle homes that were captured in numerous government photographs… The federal government commissioned hungry young photographers to travel around the worst hit areas of the United...
Happy Holidays from House Crazy!
- Published on Sunday, 23 December 2012
Authors: housecrazy(That’s my virtual Christmas card to all my blog readers…) I’m taking a few days off from posting over the Christmas holidays because, well, I’m sick with a cold and I need a break from my crazy computer. In the meantime, here are some “Christmas Houses” to keep you amused while I’m rech...