My husband has had a not so secret
crush on MTM since
The Dick Van Dyke Show !
I remember the iconic
The Mary Tyler Moore Show !
Scrappy, single girl,
Mary Richards -
with the cute apartment in an even
cuter Victorian House in Minneapolis:
Mary had a studio apartment.
A really nice studio - complete with french doors
that lead out to the balcony:
The space was multi tiered:
Remember her "M" ?
When I put an "R" in our hall way,
Mo reminded me that
Mary Richards had the idea first !
There were nifty built in book cases
that surrounded the "sunken" living room".
There was also the cutest wood stove in the corner:
With exposed brick !
When we bought Lavender Hill,
there was a wood stove in the family room and
Mo said it was "Just like Mary Richard's!"
Sensing a theme here ?
Since there wasn't a separate bedroom,
Mary slept on a pull out couch:
And had a huge walk in closet through which she
accessed the bathroom - or so we assumed !
The kitchen was adorable!
It had enough room for two and a
stained glass pull down door to separate it from the
When I did a Google Images Search
I found a blueprint for the apartment:
I also came across
The Mary Tyler Moore show was groovy...
Mary Richards was groovy.....
But, Rhoda - she was REALLY groovy !