Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Parade of 1956 Home Plans #13: Lexington, KY





Here's another example in which the owners have resisted turning their carport into a garage.  Though carports may not seem as practical as garages, they can sometimes double as an expanded, covered patio, which can be very handy when throwing large outdoor parties.
According to the Pacific Coast Architectural Database, Carroll Sears Rankin was born in Junction City, KY in 1917.  Even as this article was published, Rankin had apparently already relocated to Palo Alto, CA. He designed the All Saints' Episcopal Church (above) in Watsonville, CA (1962).

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