Look Smart Trivia: American Houses


It’s a real shame how monotonous new houses are. Nobody in a hundred years’ time will be able to tell an Indianapolis street from one in Phoenix - even the landscaping in new housing developments is pretty much uniform from coast to coast. Here are five houses built in the days when homes reflected something of the natural and cultural personality of the places they were built in. The first player to correctly guess all five of the U.S. cities where they stand will win a $5 Meh coupon. Insert signoff catchphrase here!

Yesterday @DennisG2014 came the closest to putting the films in our Chronological Jimmy Stewart quiz in order, getting the first three right and switching the last two. Lucky for me Stewart’s career straddled the gradual change from black and white to color. And, y’know, actors are good at looking older or younger. Here’s the correct order:
​2. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
​4. Magic Town (1947)
​3. Rope (1948)
​5. The Far Country (1954)
​1. Anatomy of a Murder (1959)