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Vintage San Antonio: 6 (MORE) Mad Men Era Homes That’ll Make You Want to Time Travel

In January we published an article that highlighted San Antonio's mid-century homes. It began like this.... 

"With the lasting pop culture effect "Mad Men" had on the country, mid-century modern homes are having their time in the spotlight when it comes to buying a home these days. Although San Antonio may be known more recently for its perfectly groomed, super-sized, master-planned communities, there are several neighborhoods and communities around town that are filled with these vintage homes- many of them making a comeback. Typically built between 1945 and the mid-'70s, these postmodern homes are characterized by their sharp geometric lines, oversized glass windows and sliding doors, and compact floor plans."  See the original article here!

This blog was such a hit (1.6k Facebook likes!) that we decided to find some more vintage homes for you to check out!  Without further ado, here are six more Mad Men Era Homes That'll Make You Want to Time Travel.

1.  462 Linda Dr. -  See more homes in this area

This fabulously updated single story home, circa 1959, is located in Ridgeview. It offers a Texas-sized open floor plan with a dining room, large living room, and study. Generous sized bedrooms including a grand master suite with full bath and walk-in closet are also featured. Bonus: an outdoor living space features an oversized covered patio, great for entertaining and recreational use. 

2.  107 Bluehill Rd. - See more homes in this area

A one story, freshly painted, expansive 1956 ranch-style home, boasts new ceramic tile, carpet & laminate flooring, plus a brand new roof. Located in Oak Hills, this beautiful home sits on a large lot with gorgeous mature trees in front and back. 

3.  2035 W. Summit Ave. -  See more homes in this area

This classic 1930's home, located in the desirable Monticello Park neighborhood, is an ideal home for those who appreciate nostalgic architecture. The exterior features a pointed gable roof, repainted wood and trim and multiple entryways. The interior of this 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home features corner to corner windows allowing ample natural light to highlight the original re-finished hardwood floors throughout the entire house.

4.  1935 W. Huisache AveSee more homes in this area

A charming 1940's rehabbed home in  Monticello Park, this beautiful home is ready to move in.  The kitchen is bright and spacious, and the home has a foyer that is very inviting, leading to the lovely living room and a separate dining area. Venture into the backyard and you'll find wonderful with pecan and orange trees ... how very sweet!

5.  715 Larkwood - See more homes in this area

This beautifully updated, 1958-built, single story home is located in the very desirable Northwood neighborhood. Mid-century modern in style, this home has an open kitchen and living area, complete with a huge island. If that isn't enough to get you thinking about entertaining friends and family, perhaps knowing that the backyard is a private oasis with a pool and patio will!

6.  129 Sequoia Dr. -  See more homes in this area

This renovated 1-story ranch style home (built in 1957) is located in Hollywood Park and sits on almost an acre of land. Though the vintage appeal is certainly still intact, the home features updates such as new wood/ceramic tile/carpet flooring throughout, a completely remodeled kitchen with an island stove, granite counter tops, tile back splash, and stainless steel appliances, and a large master suite with a walk-in closet, master bath (including double vanities and tiled shower)!

Love vintage homes but aren't quite sure where to look? While there are many mid-century neighborhoods in the city, San Antonio’s most popular Mad Men era neighborhoods are Castle Hills, Alamo Heights, Olmos Park, Harmony Hills, Jefferson, Donaldson Terrace, Monticello Park, Hidden Forrest, Windcrest, Oak Hills, Northern Hills, Terrell Hills, Shearer Hills, and Hollywood Park. Browse the homes in these neighborhoods for yourself and see what you come up with!


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