Ardara: Contrast to the Commonplace

After my talk in Raleigh (May 19th), a woman named Lydia introduced herself to me (and purchased several of my books!). She said that she had family members living in a fine Sears House in Chapel Hill. That was puzzling, because I had driven through Chapel Hill the...

Breakfast Nooks: Darn Cute

Built-in breakfast nooks became wildly popular in the early 1920s and especially so in kit homes. After the grand Victorian home fell from favor, the bungalow craze took over and suddenly The Little House was the best house to have. Bungalow builders and architects...