If you love historic homes like I do, you’ll love this blog post, “How homes kept cool before the age of AC,” by SolarCity blogs.
It also has tips you can use today, such as opening windows at night, using double-hung windows to keep cool and so forth.
Historic homes have much to teach us, including how to keep cool even if we do have air conditioning.
Here’s a photograph of the remains a 100-year-old Victorian home, another awaits demolition. These homes were in the East Campus neighborhood and were razed to make way for a 16-unit apartment building, according to this July 27, 2016 report in the Columbia Missourian.
Previous reporting onMay 6, 2016 article listed the addresses of the homes to be demolished as 1312 Bass Ave., and 1316 Bass Ave.