This is our story on rehabilitating a Mid Century Modern Ranch in Palm Springs. Our house was built in 1960 by Jack Meiselman (pronounced "MY-zill-min") using post and beam construction with tongue and groove ceilings. Our restoration follows...
Jun 11, 2012
It was 1973...
At some point in the 70s our house went thru a small renovation. An electrician pulled some additional wires and patched the holes he made in the plaster using newspaper as filler. The newspaper used was the classified section of the L.A. TIMES from Saturday Morning, April 7, 1973.
Our favorite classified ads:
New 73' Pinto Wagons with Air Conditioning $2,388
New 73' Surfer Van w. Portholes $3,388
Girl Friday - Intelligent Girl
Girl Friday - Able to work under pressure and handle many assignments. $500/month.