Celebrating the mid-century modern pool

What better way to beat the Charlotte heat than to jump into your mid century modern pool!  I feel better just looking at these beauties!  Take me away!

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

Lovingly updated and restored, this 1955 modern ranch by architect Paul Christian Yeager clearly displays its Frank Lloyd Wright influence.

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

The Gary Cooper House was designed by the mid century modern architect, A. Quincy Jones in 1961.

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

Built in 1953, this home was designed by one of the first Chinese-American architects working in Los Angeles, Eugene Kinn Choy.  This home features a saltwater pool and a 700 square foot pool house with a wet bar…….and it’s FOR SALE!!

 

It’s also vacation time, so if you don’t have a fabulous pool in your own backyard, why not rent a place that does?  Experience this Palm Springs vacation home rental styled in mid century!  Someone please take me!

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

Check out these amazing old photos I stumbled across!  WOW!!

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool

 

There are some very very cool vintage swimming pool postcards out there, and a lot of them are for sale….so it’s not too late to get a souvenir postcard!  Here are just a few to make you smile!  I just LOVE those umbrellas!

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool post card

San Francisco, Hyatt Hotel

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool post card

Wildwood. Attache Motel

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool post card

Some random 50′s Motel from anywhere!

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool post cardHilton Head Island, William Hilton Inn

 

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pool post card

The Aristocrat Motel pool

 

Here is a GREAT way to decorate your backyard pool!  Add some mid century modern flair to your evening swim!  These lights are just the coolest ever!

Modern Charlotte - mid century modern pools

 

 

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