Image from page 36 of “The plan book of American dwellings : being a compilation of original home designs, showing actual photographic exteriors and floor plans of moderately priced bungalows, cottages, residences” (1914)

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Image from page 36 of “The plan book of American dwellings : being a compilation of original home designs, showing actual photographic exteriors and floor plans of moderately priced bungalows, cottages, residences” (1914)
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Identifier: planbookofameric00saxt
Title: The plan book of American dwellings : being a compilation of original home designs, showing actual photographic exteriors and floor plans of moderately priced bungalows, cottages, residences
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Saxton, Glenn Lyle, 1877-
Subjects: Dwellings Bungalows Architecture, Domestic
Publisher: Minneapolis : Glenn L. Saxton
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
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Craftsman Design—No. 966-Acase it gets too cool or starts to rain, you can put the windows down and raise the bottom oneup and you can still sit on the piazza just the same, either in sunshine or rain, or snow. In yoursun room we put in a radiator so that they are livable for 365 days in the year. There is a full basement under this entire house. First story 9 feet, second story 8 feet.These heights are in the clear. First story is finished throughout in birch with birch floorsthroughout both first and second stories. Red oak or gum could be used if one desired. Thesecond story is finished in pine to paint, with birch doors to stain mahogany color to give theold Colonial interior finish for the chambers. Complete set of plans and specifications for ofany one of these three designs. Will blue print the plan either side up so as to fit the lot thatyou have.

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English Half Timber Design—No.See the floor plans on opposite page that go with these two beautiful exteriors. Complete plans and specifications for using- Denison Load-Bearing Tile,licensed under Wilson-System Bearing Wall Construction for . 32 BUNGALOWS, COTTAGES, RESIDENCES

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Image from page 413 of “Homes and their decoration” (1903)
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Identifier: homestheirdecora00fren
Title: Homes and their decoration
Year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: French, Lillie Hamilton, 1854-1939
Subjects: Interior decoration
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and company
Contributing Library: Brigham Young University-Idaho, David O. McKay Library
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rust of the household fire. In winters tedious nights sit by the fire. HOMES AND THEIR DECORATION CHAPTER XXIII VERANDAS, LOGGIA, AND BALCONIES THE terrace, — the exquisitely ap-pointed, the beautifully designed, thewonderfully proportioned terrace, withits marble urns, its carved balustrades,its flowers, its statues, its fountains, theopen-air living-room, the garden ofdelight, the wealth, as it becomes civil-ized, creates for itself, — such a terraceis beyond the reach of the multitude.To possess them, one musthave land and space and manydollars. The wonder is only,that those with lands and dol-lars have built so few. Thosewhich our country possesses,exquisite as some of themmay be and are, have only been laid out withincomparatively recent years. Somewhere in the lateeighties they began to appear. It should go without saying that an architectmust be employed in their creation. Now and thenonly is a householder equipped by knowledge andobservation to lay one out for himself. 336

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SHipV Lamp skudLiad on. * table. HOMES AND THEIR DECORATION The balcony, the loggia, the veranda, are allwithin the scope of limited talents and means. Theugliest and simplest of balconies or porches can bemade interesting and livable with awnings andflowers, a rug or two, and some comfortable chairs.But a terrace, that very acme of refinement andgood taste on a country estate, to be beautiful,cannot represent the haphazard attempts of theamateur. The simpler form of terrace is a paved court pro-tected by a stone coping or balustrade surmountedwith flowers ; thus one may have a brick floor andcoping, the only floral decorations being rows ofgeraniums in pots at regular intervals, and forshade large awnings of plain green denim. Whenthese are rolled back, on cool summer days, the suncan reach and warm the paving. Another will beshaded by awnings or draped canvas in some onecorner, while the steps that lead to the lawn maylead from either side of a projection set with stoneseats covered

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