Ozark Giraffe: An Endangered Species


Many areas around the United States have had an architecture peculiar to the area, dictated by culture, climate and the availability of materials. The Ozarks have their own peculiar breed: the Giraffe! These homes and buildings, some small and modest and others surprisingly ornate, had their heyday between the World Wars. Many Ozark towns still are graced by these structures from another time.