Lustron Homes of Memphis

In this episode of Memphis Type History: The Podcast, I tell Rebecca all about the engineering and architectural marvel that was the Lustron home. Three of these rare postwar gems can be found in Memphis. Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | Podbean | Google Play Carl Strandlund invented the Lustron home to answer the need for […]

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Normal Beauty Memories from Ann Utterback

The salon was called “Normal Beauty” not because that was the kind of style they aimed to execute but rather, this was the salon located in a neighborhood once known as Normal Station. “As I remember it, it was right out of Steel Magnolias. Ladies would sit and gossip while they got their hair permed […]