This door graces a mid-20th century ranch house in Southwestern Nebraska.  I had to photograph it when I saw a “For Sale” sign in the yard and determined that no one was actually living in the house.  An unfortunate storm door could not completely obscure the whimsical circle-motif glazing.  I’d be willing to bet that the new owner will be sending this door to the landfill and replacing it with some ubiquitous fake “Craftsman” style door from a Big Box retailer.  I’ll be keeping an eye on this place and plan to photograph it again in one year to see if my jaded prediction pans out.  I hope I’m wrong.  Until then, here it is in all of its extant glory:


The entire door… detail below:


Glazing of circular inspiration makes this door memorable (though I’m betting that whoever buys this house will want to forget).



It’s been just over a year (one year and sixteen days, to be precise) since I posted about this door.   I drove by the house today to see that it has been sold and is now occupied.   The door is still in place… for now.   I still predict that it will be replaced in the near future… I will check back once a year.  Just because.   Here is how the door appeared this morning (photo slightly blurry, taken from car window):


Seemingly safe for now…

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