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Got a Spare $1.9 Million? You Could Buy The Friedman House

Jan 12, 2014 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

You just know someone with a disposable income is going to grab this beauty. Designed by A. Quincy Jones, this 1950s Los Angeles home is on the market again. This time around, it’s had a complete makeover. There is plenty to love about this renovated house, which originally sold a few years ago for $1.25

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Filed under: Retro Design Tagged with: 1950s design, architecture, renovation

Gateway Arch (St. Louis, Missouri)

Oct 25, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Also known as the Gateway to the West, the Gateway Arch is the centerpiece of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JNEM) in St. Louis, Missouri. Construction began February 12, 1963 and was completed October 28, 1965. The cost? $13 million (nearly $96 million in 2012 dollars). Built as a monument to the westward expansion of

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