Bungalow O Bungalow. I just like saying that, it’s fun! Try it….Bungalow O Bungalow.
Now the most surprising bungalow to me is the Airplane Bungalow, as they are not common where I come from in the midwest, but they are common in the west. Why is it called an Airplane bungalow I wondered. Because the center pops up and you can see all around at a 360 degree angle like the cockpit of an early airplane. Or, is it just because of its aerodynamic looking design? Hello Airplane Bungalow.
The upper floor is always smaller than the lower floor on an airplane bungalow. It is influenced by Japanese pagoda roof lines. This house is in a subdivision called “Bungalow Fairyland” in SE Portland that is a block of Japanese influenced bungalows.
Beautiful Pasadena style airplane bungalow.
Chicago bungalows are one-and-a-half stories. Their fronts are often cream or yellow and have a decorative herringbone, checkered, or other brick patterns. Chicago is home to more bungalows than any other single type of building, along with many of the area’s older suburbs, per Old House Journal. The windy city bungalows are on narrow, deep lots. The biggest windows are always in the front. Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley grew up in a bungalow. A lot of cities have historical societies dedicated to preserving bungalows and Chicago has The Historic Chicago Bungalow Association among others.
I went looking for a California Bungalow and found this little beauty with its wide open porch and arts and craftsman style.
Classic Portland Homes says Portland, Oregon Bungalows are the most popular architectural style there. This rich, deep red bungalow deserves a nod for its eye candy exterior.
The original bungalows were single-story houses originating in the Bengali region of India. The word Bungalow derives from the Hindi word bangle, meaning “of or belonging to Bengai,” per Classic Portland Homes. Now I am starting to sound like the Dad on My Big Fat Greek Wedding, stop me before I clone! Wherever it comes from, I just like saying…Bungalow O Bungalow. If you have a favorite bungalow, comment below, as I would love to know about it.
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