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Mid-Century Modern Home Back Porch and Yard

Mid-Century Modern Home Back Porch and Yard | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
External view across lawn towards the backside of a mid-century modern home. The angle shows the split-level design, marked by wood siding and stone support columns. Two men are sitting in the lanai, or open-sided veranda popular in the 1950s and 1960s. There is a birdhouse on a post in the yard and a garden hose is laying across the mowed lawn. The house was built in 1963.  The home was built in 1963 and designed by the architect, Paul A. Thomas III, who taught in the Architecture and City and Regional Planning program at Illinois Institute of Technology. Ken Harley was the original owner from 1963 to 1975.
DESCRIPTION
External view across lawn towards the backside of a mid-century modern home. The angle shows the split-level design, marked by wood siding and stone support columns. Two men are sitting in the lanai, or open-sided veranda popular in the 1950s and 1960s. There is a birdhouse on a post in the yard and a garden hose is laying across the mowed lawn. The house was built in 1963. The home was built in 1963 and designed by the architect, Paul A. Thomas III, who taught in the Architecture and City and Regional Planning program at Illinois Institute of Technology. Ken Harley was the original owner from 1963 to 1975.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:139821
Creation Date:
Creator Name:Boyum, Sid
City:Lodi
County:Columbia
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Sid Boyum Collection
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 6986A.393E
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This is one of 6 images in the collection. Also see Image IDs: 139812, 139813, 139817, 139828, and 139834. This home is located at W11288 Cactus Acres Road in Lodi.
SUBJECTS
Architectural details
Porches
Seating (Furniture)
Yards
Hills
Men
Outdoor photography
Chimneys
Landscape architecture
Stairs
Stone walls
Windows
Plants
Shrubs
Trees
Clothing and dress
Draperies
Gardens

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This image is issued by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of the Collections Division. It may not be sold or redistributed, copied or distributed as a photograph, electronic file, or any other media. The image should not be significantly altered through conventional or electronic means. Images altered beyond standard cropping and resizing require further negotiation with a staff member. The user is responsible for all issues of copyright. Please Credit: Friends of Sid Boyum, courtesy of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
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