Collection by Kate Santos

Modern Car Garages We Love


The ability to mass produce automobiles made garages a staple in mid-century design. From the Chicago suburbs to rural Montana, here are seven modernizations on this home necessity.

At street level, the wooden garage door opens its toothed maw.
Outside looking in: a look at the door's mechanism.
A green roof blooms atop the detached garage.
Gregory’s love affair with concrete is evinced by his distinct lack of embellishment, particularly on the exterior.
Just adjacent to the house is Whitlock's small shed which houses many of the tools that he used to build the home.
The entry bridge leading to the front door was made from timber salvaged from Christian’s parents’ farm near Kingman,...
When open, the garage enables the owners to work on their vehicles while visiting with neighbors who do the same.

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