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Download 90 Houses of the Twenties. Cottages, Bungalows and Colonials by Jens Pedersen PDF

By Jens Pedersen

This amazing condominium plan catalog from a widespread Midwestern builder used to be issued at the eve of the nice melancholy. Its full-color, fantastically sensible illustrations depict colonials, bungalows, duplexes, and different flats, followed through ground plans and exact descriptions of interiors. A nostalgic glance again on the manner houses have been built through the Nineteen Twenties, this quantity bargains an actual source for contemporary domestic restorers, developers, and interior decorators and a the best option looking booklet for fanatics of structure, ads, and Americana. Architectural historian Daniel D. Reiff presents an informative advent.

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1033. Now that Pedersen’s handsome catalog is reprinted, hopefully homeowners and researchers will locate actual examples of dwellings built following these attractive designs. NOTES 1 Quoted in an article by C. H. Blackall, “The Wholesale Architect as an Educator,” American Architect and Building News, Nov. 3, 1894, p. 44. , using standard length of lumber where possible, to save costs), was reprinted by Dover Publications in 1999 as 101 Classic Homes of the Twenties (ISBN 0-486-40731-4). The listed “publisher,” Harris, McHenry & Baker Co.

Hot air heat can be used advantageously. Price of one complete set of Plans, Specifications and Material List. 00 When ordering, state if plans are to be reversed. Kindly mail remittance with order. Plans shipped within two hours on receipt of order. Design No. 193 THIS English type house is 30 ft. wide in front, 26 ft. in rear and 36 ft. in extreme length. The Cragley yellow stone at base of house, around doorway and in chimney together with the ivory stucco and variegated asphalt shingles on roof, produce a striking exterior appearance.

A six room house, 26x26, patterned after the English domestic style of architecture. The construction is frame and stucco for the exterior finish, with half timbers in the gable ends. The sloping roof with variegated shingles, the half timber effect, the brick water table, brick steps to entrance are used to carry out the English spirit. There is a very practical arrangement of the interior, with its large living room and fireplace, dining room to the front, combination stairway from living room and kitchen.

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