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Baltimore, Maryland. This house sold for $600,000 on August 14, 2017.

Baltimore, Maryland. This house sold for $600,000 on August 14, 2017.

Nashville, Tennessee. Location of Dream House built in East Ridge/Chattanooga area still unknown.

Location of Dream House built in East Ridge/Chattanooga area still unknown.

Fresno, California. Details here-https://web.archive.org/web/20091122112818/http://www.projo.com/home/content/lh_mrblandingshouse_09-21-08_SRBBQ1D_v15.4c15797.html

Fresno, California. Details here-https://web.archive.org/web/20091122112818/http://www.projo.com/home/content/lh_mrblandingshouse_09-21-08_SRBBQ1D_v15.4c15797.html

Trumbull, Connecticut, Bridgeport area. The house that inspired the book by Eric Hodgins is located at 240 Indian Trail Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Original building budget $11,000, final cost $56,000. In 1939 dollars. Hodgins was forced to sell the house in 1945 for $38,000. He tried to buy it back with money from the sale of the book to RKO but the owner wasn't interested in selling.

Trumbull, Connecticut, Bridgeport area. The house that inspired the book by Eric Hodgins is located at 240 Indian Trail Road in New Milford, Connecticut. Original building budget $11,000, final cost $56,000. In 1939 dollars. Hodgins was forced to sell the house in 1945 for $38,000. He tried to buy it back with money from the sale of the book to RKO but the owner wasn't interested in selling.

Atlanta, Georgia. Picture of display at Loew's Grand promoting the Dream House-http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/lane/id/11570

Atlanta, Georgia. Picture of display at Loew's Grand promoting the Dream House-http://digitalcollections.library.gsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/lane/id/11570

Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Check out this link for details-https://www.digitalnc.org/blog/mr-blandings-dream-house-rocky-mount-nc/   also-https://mainstreetrockymount.com/2017/08/15/mr-blandings-builds-his-dream-house-in-historic-west-haven-part-1/   and  https://mainstreetrockymount.com/2017/08/16/mr-blandings-builds-his-dream-house-in-historic-west-haven-part-2/

Rocky Mount, North Carolina. Check out this link for details-https://www.digitalnc.org/blog/mr-blandings-dream-house-rocky-mount-nc/ also-https://mainstreetrockymount.com/2017/08/15/mr-blandings-builds-his-dream-house-in-historic-west-haven-part-1/ and https://mainstreetrockymount.com/2017/08/16/mr-blandings-builds-his-dream-house-in-historic-west-haven-part-2/

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Outdoor kitchen with wood pizza oven - traditional - Exterior - New York - Grills'n Ovens LLC

Dallas, Texas. 5423 Walnut Hill Lane. Melvyn Douglas made an appearance at the Dallas house - an empty lot in 2015. Details at the great Flashback Dallas site-https://flashbackdallas.com/2014/03/02/mr-blandings-preston-hollow/

Blandings Builds His Dream House … In Preston Hollow — 1948

Clayton, Missouri. St. Louis area. For details download this pdf-  www.stlouisarchitecture.org/pdf/2013%20Summer.pdf  -story on pages 5 & 6.

Clayton, Missouri. St. Louis area. For details download this pdf- www.stlouisarchitecture.org/pdf/2013%20Summer.pdf -story on pages 5 & 6.

Curb appeal...white picket fence. Climbing greeners. Exploding hydrangeas. I'm home!

IDEA: Fence in front yard and create instant curb appeal, accentuate front door AND keep my child from running into the street!

Spokane, Washington. Details here-http://www.historylink.org/File/9031 and http://spokanehistorical.org/items/show/500. Magazine ads in 1948 noted that another Dream House was set to be built in Seattle by First Mortgage Co. and furnished by Bon Marché but newspaper archives for Seattle don't have any mention of any such house being built or advertised.

Spokane, Washington. Details here-http://www.historylink.org/File/9031 and http://spokanehistorical.org/items/show/500. Magazine ads in 1948 noted that another Dream House was set to be built in Seattle by First Mortgage Co. and furnished by Bon Marché but newspaper archives for Seattle don't have any mention of any such house being built or advertised.

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