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craigmerrow

Blue Wren, I am in the same boat (although I live in Maine). Passive solar home of 684 sq ft, no gas, heating oil, television, dishwasher or dryer. Love my old drainboard sink and clothesline! I have a drying rack that folds into the wall next to the woodstove and a folding clothes rack for when it's too cold out. I don't own a lot of dishes, so that's always a quick chore. I enjoy the quiet evenings at home, just a satisfying quality of life for me.

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therealnester

Thank you Ms. Villeneuve for this interesting article. As to FLW: I was fortunate to visit Samara, home of Dr. John and Catherine Christian, in West Lafayette, IN. I toured the home and met Dr. Christian who was at that time the only person living in a FLW home that was designed and built for him. He was the only occupant since the house was completed in the late 50's. I believe his family still owns and opens the home to tours occasionally.

   
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christyjsmith

Tour information for the Model B1 (FLW American System-Built Homes) in Milwaukee: http://wrightinmilwaukee.com/Tours


   

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