dancing with architecture: Lubbock
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Indeed, there are a few blocks of mid-cent homes, several of which are fixed up beautifully but most of which have lived hard.
The most interesting of the bunch are two that don't seem to have been part of the official development but wanted to stay close:
And I absolutely fell in love with this one at 47th and Akon, which had recently been sold:
Can't find anything online about the house, but similar places in the hood recently sold for (say what?) $75,000!!!
Those expansive plains beg for long horizontal houses. Yes they do.
Also found some cool graffiti and a neat mural.
And a speck of Streamline Moderne.