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Join West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel as he reviews books from all walks of literature.

Atomic Ranch: Design Ideas for Stylish Ranch Homes

Remember that plain-looking home that many of us grew-up in “back in the day”?  That old ranch house that you and I couldn’t wait to move away from is now seen as a “mid century modern” home – and it’s a hot commodity for young, discerning families looking for something ultra-American, something our authors have labeled Atomic Ranch.  Those  ranch houses of the last century have many of the “must have” contemporary house buyers look for: open concept rooms, ceiling to floor windows, outdoor patios framed with walls of glass that bring the outdoors in and the indoors out….Who’d have guessed this turn of events?!

Nick Schenkel is the director of the West Lafayette Public Library, and reviews books from all walks of literature.