SHOW US WHAT YOU’VE DONE
You Can Go Home Again 28
BY MIKE RATTIGAN
Rediscovering his bungalow roots, a Jersey boy returns to his hometown, tools in hand, to rescue a cottage by the shore.
Practical Beauty: Spaces That Work 34
For our third installment in this series, we bring you new kitchens as well as kitchen renovations showcasing the best of classic Arts and Crafts style—easy to work in, easy to live in and easy to love.
The Enduring Charm of
Wichita’s Douglas Duplexes 48
BY KATHY MORGAN
In the modest double bungalows of Wichita’s Delano Neighborhood, it’s clear that building on a budget in 1927 didn’t mean skimping on the fireplaces; four beautiful Batchelder hearths offer a warm “Welcome Home.”
THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST
A Sense of Place: Ecoregional Design
at Mesa Verde National Park 62
BY ROBERT BAILEY
Turning his back on the National Park Service tradition of borrowing architectural styles from Europe, archeologist Jesse Nusbaum established a legacy of vernacular design for America’s national parks.
ALL IN THE FAMILY
The Legacy of a Telephone Pioneer 76
BY KATHLEEN DONOHUE
The Lakeland, Fla., retreat of a Prussian immigrant, who made his fortune by giving Alexander Graham Bell a run for his money, is lovingly restored by his great-granddaughter.
RUST BELT REVIVAL
Friendly Relations: Making it Work
in Cleveland 88
BY DOUGLAS J. FORSYTH
Rumors of Cleveland’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Steady gains in employment, vibrant historic neighborhoods and a lively arts scene show a city on the upswing. Still, as the locals say, “Ya gotta be tough.” Click here to read this article online.
IN THE BUNGALOW GARDEN
A Bulb for All Seasons:
Gardening with Geophytes 100
BY KATHLEEN DONOHUE
The author takes a close look at the versatile bulb for year-round color in a variety of climates and discovers a useful “new” term for it—one that’s only a hundred years old.
Open House: Letters to the Editor 8
Praise for great fences and small bungalows; one writer illustrates a secret hallway and another searches for the perfect Dusky Rose.
Family Album 14
Across the continent, readers share their pride in their bungalows.
Perspective on Antiques 20
WITH DAVID RUDD
The collectability of a Limbert drop-front desk, how to spruce up an old chair, and the unusual metal tags on a Stickley footstool. Click here to read.
New & Noteworthy 24
A selection of Arts and Crafts–inspired amenities for today’s bungalow lifestyle.
Greene & Greene: Developing a
California Architecture 105
BY BRUCE SMITH AND ALEXANDER VERTIKOFF
Reviewed by John Luke
ARTS AND CRAFTS PROFILE
Do What You Love, the Customers
Will Follow: Mission Guild Studios (Download PDF) 106
Christie Schorf-Miller and James Miller were destined to pursue the artistic life. But sometimes destiny needs a nudge.
FROM OUR FRIENDS
A Bungalow and its Context 109
BY ROBERT WINTER