18-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Wednesday, March 4, 1914: Same as ever.
Here is a garage which, though simple in design, has been made attractive by careful consideration of details. The stonework gives the impression of strength and durability, and the use of long double casements is unusual.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Since Grandma still was in a rut when it came to writing diary entries, I’m going to share some fun drawings of garages that I found in the April 1914 issue of Ladies Home Journal.
I was absolutely amazed that enough people apparently had cars a hundred years ago that the magazine decided to do an article garage design ideas.