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1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!! – Thursday Retro Rewind

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Here is the second post I did in the ‘Time Capsule Condo” series. I debated if I should run this one again since it does not technically deal with the “rehab” of Mom’s  condo. In the end though, I thought it would be interesting to show (once again) how different the…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo – Thursday Retro Rewind!

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Hey everyone, I was looking through the archives and stumbled across my Mom’s condo series – can you believe it’s been almost FIVE years since I posted about my Mom’s time capsule condo?! Crazy isn’t it! Mike and I had a blast re-habbing the condo for my Mom – and…

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Brick Rambler in Houston, TX

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – Brick Rambler in Houston, TX

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By RetroRuth Unfortunately for all of you mid-century house hunters in Houston, TX, this pretty home has already been sold. However, that doesn’t mean that we still can’t take a peek at all the time capsule details in this place! (Warning! Colored bathrooms ahead!) This home has four bedrooms, 2…

Another Time Capsule House Comes and Goes…..Sadly Not The Right House For Us

Another Time Capsule House Comes and Goes…..Sadly Not The Right House For Us

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By Sara In AZ I was SUPER excited when I saw this 1940s house come up for sale in Mesa awhile back. I thought “This could be the one”, as it had a nice size lot and the house  appeared to still retain most of it’s original details. Unfortunately this…

Sweet Vintage 1950s Time Capsule For Sale In Phoenix

Sweet Vintage 1950s Time Capsule For Sale In Phoenix

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By Sara In AZ Well, I should say “Was for sale”, as this house just sold for $460,000. Yes, you read that right THIS unassuming ranch house sold for $460,000. ugh. I would have been SO all over this house if it would have been in a realistic price range…..you’ll…

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

1950s Time Capsule Condos That Were Gutted………….UUUUGGGHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!

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By Sara In AZ Sooooo, before we get started on all the renovation projects I thought I would show y’all some of the other condos that were up for sale (in the same complex)  the same time as my Mom’s unit.  I thought I would show you all, sadly, some…

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

Mom’s Kitschy 1950s Time Capsule Condo

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By Sara In AZ My Mom recently had to downsize to a smaller home. We searched around a while and found this little enclave of old condos that would fit the bill perfectly for her. There were a few different condos in this development that were up for sale at…

Shen Finds Another Time Capsule!

Shen Finds Another Time Capsule!

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By Sara In AZ _________________________________________________________ I have to say that reader Shen must be the “Goddess” of all time capsule spotters! Shen is the one who spotted the time capsule gem with the Starburst door escutcheon a few weeks back. Click HERE for a link to that house. Shen recently spotted this totally bomb-a-licious…

Mid-Century Homes for Sale – Time Capsule in Sablemable’s Neighborhood

Mid-Century Homes for Sale – Time Capsule in Sablemable’s Neighborhood

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Here is another house set to me by Jan, aka Sablemable.  This is a one-owner, time capsule house that is just amazing! Click on the link if you want to see all 24 pictures.  Here are the highlights of this great place. This house is for sale in Benton Harbor,…