• Posted in: WTH WTH: Hello, Dolly.

    This poor baby is so altered and top heavy and  that Dolly Parton immediately came to mind…a pre-rhinestone version, of the bubbly crooner, of course. We love Dolly too, but it’s not often a piece...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Vertical Horizontal

    This Victorian gem in the rough doesn’t know which way it wants to go. The battle between vertical and horizontal reads like the subtext in a movie which, at it’s heart, is about confusion. The...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Catastrophe Cottage

    This undoubtedly started life as a cute cottage. But like a gremlin that had water spilled on it, it’s gone from cute to catastrophic–and seems to have multiplied itself. When you have a love for...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Window MIA

    Doesn’t this home on the hill look like something is missing Location: NW Quadrant...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Commercial Billboard?

    When an ill-fitting Mickey D’s billboard is one of the highlights of a building, you know you’ve got a problem. This poor baby is a sad polyglot of remuddling, with local favorite, vinyl encasing much...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Like Somebody’s Watching Me

    Sometimes, staring at a property conjures little more than the title of this series: WTH?  Or maybe in this case, the 80’s Rockwell song “Somebody’s Watching Me.” . One wonders how the look of this...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: STOP in the Name of…

    What a coincidence that the predominant shape discernible here just happens to correlate with the first word that may pop into your head: STOP. Holy octagons, Batman. This is something you don’t see every day....

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH: How Lowes Can You Go?

    Pre-fab/ mass produced doors and windows are to quaint historic homes what a piece of pre-masticated chewing gum is (as a filler) to a smile with a missing tooth: unbecoming and fooling no one. Imagine...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH : Whatcha Hiding Under That Top?

    With the recent movements towards loving all things hyper-local, it wouldn’t be a stretch to say many of us would rather shop little neighborhood serving corner stores over strip-malls, if they would make a return...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Beige Monopoly Hotel

    No need to drone on endlessly here: it’s beige; it’s tall; it’s got a steep-pitched roof. And a bare minimum of windows. If it were red, this would undoubtedly be mistaken for a real life...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: No Really.

    Remember the old Reese’s Peanut Butter cup commercial where some highly contrived set of circumstances would cause the bringing together of peanut butter and chocolate? See: The results are perhaps a trifle less palatable in...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH Wednesday: Suffering Symmetry

    If School House Rock had created a series of songs about architecture in addition to numbers, science and America, there would have surely been one about symmetry in design. It’s been said that beauty is...

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  • Posted in: WTH WTH: Darling, Do These Posts Make My Top Look Big?

    Not only does the wholly sided top above this porch look odd without some sort of window, the toothpick posts holding ‘er all up look like they may snap any second from the weight being...

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