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Before gas grills and outdoor kitchens, America fell in love with that symbol of suburbia, the backyard brick barbecue. As outdoor entertaining became a hallmark of the good life in the post-war 1950s, the open-air grill stood center stage, presided over by Dad, who ruled the flaming briquettes.

We think it’s time to give these nostalgic cookers a second look. While you could buy a simple portable kettle grill to heed the call of the charcoal, there’s something alluring about a built-in masonry grill. These structures not only accent the patio, providing a focal point and creating a gathering spot, but also are ideal for feeding a crowd because they typically have more grilling space than your standard-size rollaway. Plus, they’re durable and weather resistant, don’t need to be stored, and have a warmer feel than outdoor kitchens glinting with stainless-steel surfaces.

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