Issue 62 Table of Contents

Bungalow Features

Finding Willo 34
by Katherine Bair Desmond
An eclectic Phoenix historic district
has a way of making friends.

Left Brain, Wright Brain 50
by David Cathers
Years of collecting furniture from
L. & J.G. Stickley led Donald Davidoff
and Susan Tarlow to appreciate the
affinity between it and Frank Lloyd
Wright’s Prairie aesthetic.

America the Way It’s Supposed to Be:
Toledo’s Old West End 68
By Douglas J. Forsyth
The Old West End’s intact architectural
heritage has helped its residents create a
prospering multiracial, multicultural
“Bohemia of Northwest Ohio.”

Willo 2: Bungalow renovation
Space, Time and Home:
An Architect’s Family Story 86
By Diane Reicher Jacobs, AIA
Heeding both their professional ethic
and their respect for their historic
neighborhood, Diane and Michael Jacobs
expanded their tiny bungalow just enough
to cheerfully embrace their young family.
my word

Smart Growth, Green Building
and Other Oxymorons 100
By Jane Powell
In which the author asks what is “green”
about expending enormous amounts of
energy tearing down 100-year-old buildings
to make way for shiny new ones.

Departments and Craftsman

A Letter from the Publisher 1

Open House: Letters to the Editor 8
Was it the Devil at my door? And about
those mugs ….

Family Album 16
From coast to coast, readers share their
bungalow restoration and preservation

Perspective on Antiques 22
with David Rudd
Our consultant responds to readers’
questions on vintage furnishings.

New & Noteworthy 29
A selection of Arts and Crafts–inspired
amenities for contemporary living.

Arts & Crafts Profile
Weaving the Past for the Present 106
By John Luke
Paul Freeman is “The Textile Guy” and
has the goods to prove it.

The Hoosier Cabinet in Kitchen History 111
By Nancy R. Hiller
Review by John Luke

American Bungalow News 113
A busy summer tour season ahead. But first,
historic preservation and the Stimulus Plan,
and Robert Winter gets his due … again.

From Our Friends
Kilmore, Victoria, Australia:
February, 2009 124
By Steve Ansell
In a time of extremity, a magazine’s arrival
affirms life.

Directory of Advertisers 125
The Bungalow Bookstore 127
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