Summer on the Porch All Things Considered looks at an icon of American life in summertime, the front porch: its role in history, architecture, community, literature and culture. From Southern verandas to New Urbanist porches, we explore the mediating space between indoors and out.

Why So Blue? Color Graces Many a Porch Ceiling

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The Porch: A Place of Literary Prominence

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A New Orleans Stoop: Solace After the Storm

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Porches Knit Together New Urbanist Communities

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Sitting on the Porch: Not a Place, But a State of Mind

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