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CENTURY HOMES: Sasha Kaplan and Matt Miner

Address: 7430 SW 76th Avenue Originally Built: 1910 Original Owners: Margaret and Peter Bettendorf Built in 1910, this house would qualify as an example of a suburban home built for a family at the turn of the century.  It is … Continue reading

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The Hunt Club, “Memories of Horsing Around Years”

By Patti (Ransom) Waitman-Ingebretsen *The Hunt Club was located on or near the Frank Estate off SW Oleson Rd in the Garden Home area.  Being too young to drive, this writer has no details about location, transportation etc. Teen aged girls … Continue reading

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Zora and Sharka Becvar

Life in Garden Home in the 1930s and 1940s. The front yard at our house had a large walnut tree and one branch was strong and large enough for us to pretend it was a horse. We could saddle it up with a … Continue reading

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Vlasta Becvar Barber

Life on Occidental Avenue in Garden Home in the 1930’s as remembered by Vlasta Becvar Barber in the year 2010. Life on Occidental Avenue, now identified as 76th Avenue, was interesting and mostly full of happy events. Our Becvar family lived there for about five … Continue reading

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