Arapahoe Acres Home Tour – House #5

by lesley on November 28, 2010


Arapahoe Acres Home Tour – Was a Huge Success

by lesley on October 11, 2009

The 2009 Arapahoe Acres Home Tour was decidedly a huge success. We had some initial neighborhood resistance to having a ton of people parade through the hood, but a great turn out of lovely mid-mod fans made the day a big success. 7 Homes & 4 Gardens were open for tours from 10A to 2P. […]

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The Coin House is spectacular! Built in the early 1960’s and designed by Tician Papachristou and Charles Haertling, it is a sprawling, beautiful time capsule. I didn’t think I’d be able to get over there, but we had a few minutes to dash through the house. Here are some of the pics. Click on this […]

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Arapahoe Acres Home Tour

by lesley on September 1, 2009

I’m so excited that our neighborhood is hosting a Home & Garden Tour October 3. I believe we’ll have eight homes to tour. The proceeds benefit our local elementary school, Charles Hay. My neighbor, Stacie Smith, is organizing the event and I’m trying to help with some of the planning in between remodeling fun. We’re […]


Welcome to the third stop on our Historic Denver Summer of Modernism Tour…the Amter House. I loved this house. It was split level…short stairways separating the big open spaces. It didn’t feel like a huge, sprawling house, but it seemed like it had so much living space. It was seriously hailing while we were at […]


The Kohn/Nueseteter House was the second stop on our Historic Denver Summer of Modernism Tour. Fortunately, we were allowed to take pictures of the interior of this house. This Usonian house was designed by Victor Horbein and it is huge! It’s loaded with wood on the walls, wood on the ceiling, wood everywhere. I got […]


This is shaping up to be a great summer for MidCentury Modern architecture touring in Denver. Last summer, our agent toured us through many, many houses trying to find our home. Now, we’re trying to restore our home. But, this summer, our touring will be all for fun! Historic Denver & the Kirkand Museum are […]