Retro Charlotte

Southern Living Show, 1970

One of the big attractions at the 1970 show was an eight-sided, pre-engineered house called the Rhondette. The structure could be built on stilts on the side of a cliff, snuggled among sand dunes at the beach, or linked with other units.
One of the big attractions at the 1970 show was an eight-sided, pre-engineered house called the Rhondette. The structure could be built on stilts on the side of a cliff, snuggled among sand dunes at the beach, or linked with other units. The Charlotte News

The 10th annual Southern Living Show opened at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart on February 21, 1970. The giant exhibition of gardens, decorating and crafts played host to 40,000 to 60,000 visitors over nine days.

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