These photos captured moments of Tina Turner at her mid-century home in View Park, California in 1972. The front door featured handles that were molds of her hands. The family room included a waterfall with a pond and a wet bar with a built-in fish tank. Ike Turner purchased the home in 1963, shortly afterContinue reading “Photos of Tina Turner at Her Home in View Park, California in 1972”
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30 Amazing Photos of People at Home During the Late 1800s
Victorian decorating was the polar opposite of today’s modern styles. It was a time of heavy, ornate furnishings, oversized everything, and a penchant for knickknacks. The resulting style is romantic, complex, warm, and dramatic, dripping with opulence and excess; basically, enough to make any minimalist shudder. Victorian furniture is often revivalist in style, in thatContinue reading “30 Amazing Photos of People at Home During the Late 1800s”
Mobile Homes: The Popular Housing Trend of the 1950s and 1960s
A mobile home (also known as a park home, trailer, trailer home, house trailer, static caravan, RV, residential caravan, motorhome or simply caravan) is a prefabricated structure, built in a factory on a permanently attached chassis before being transported to site (either by being towed or on a trailer). In the United States, this formContinue reading “Mobile Homes: The Popular Housing Trend of the 1950s and 1960s”
45 Vintage Photos Show What Living Rooms Looked Like in the 1960s
The Sixties were a time of enormous change, both technologically and socially. The space race was on and the American culture was focused on Sputnik, the Cold War and jet airplanes that were able to transport people faster than ever before. American culture was also focused on a younger generation that was busy rebelling againstContinue reading “45 Vintage Photos Show What Living Rooms Looked Like in the 1960s”
Amazing Photos of Atlantic City in 1962
Like many older east coast cities after World War II, Atlantic City became plagued with poverty, crime, corruption, and general economic decline in the mid-to-late 20th century. The neighborhood known as the “Inlet” became particularly impoverished. By the late 1960s, many of the resort’s once great hotels were suffering from high vacancy rates. Most ofContinue reading “Amazing Photos of Atlantic City in 1962”
35 Vintage Photos Show the Inside of Stores in the Early 20th Century
44 Wonderful Photos Showing Bedroom Interior of 1950s and ’60s American Hotels
A cool photo collection shows what bedroom interior of American hotels looked like in the 1950s and 1960s.
45 Retro Photos Showing Wall Decor During the 1960s
What did wall decorations look like in the 1960s? Check out these interesting snapshots to see what people picked to decorate their houses from the 1960s.
45 Vintage Photos Showing Inside American Restaurants in the 1960s
35 Amazing Photos Show the Inside of New York’s Hotels and Resorts From the 1950s and 1960s
A cool photo collection shows what the inside of hotels and resorts in New York looked like from the 1950s and 1960s.