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.
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Summer on the Porch

Exploring the role of the front porch in history, architecture, community, literature and culture.

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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