Yeah, I sure do covet one.
Today I have a Simmized version of the 2 bedroom model. Unfortunately I can't find anything to approximate the signature zig zag column supporting the porch roof so for the moment, I've left the porch roof off.
|Genuine enameled steel tile exterior!|
Lustrons are sided with enameled steel tiles. This siding has held up to the test of time so well that sixty years later, many of the surviving Lustrons have needed no new siding.
Lustrons were produced with a fairly limited palette that are recognizably "retro" to us, including yellow and blue as I've chosen here.
|The little bay window.|
One downside to the Lustrons was that the heating ducts were in the ceiling, and as you know, heat rises, so this wasn't the most efficient way to heat a home.
|The utility room.|
|Mr Watson and his eldest play chess. Jeffrey Watson stares.|
|The view into the dining area.|
|View into kitchen.|
|Mrs Watson demonstrates kitchen usage.|
|Pink, blue and yellow bath.|
|The children's room. Crib is included in this room.|
|The master bedroom, sadly sans neat Lustron built ins.|
|Car is included.|
So if you're ready to become the proud owner of a unique and rare midcentury phenomenon: