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EVERYTHING FROM FOUNDATION TO ROOF 
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THE FIRST HOME 

You ^uild 

The surest way to get just the kind of a home you want is to build it your- 
self, or more properly, to have it built to order. Such a home need cost no 
more than an equally good home built for someone else. 

In all probability you have never built before, or at most you have built 
only once. Your building experience is Hmited. Ours, which has grown and 
developed through years of helping people to plan and build their homes, is 
at your service. 

This plan book is the first part of that building service. The hundred 
homes and plans herein will help you to decide on the style and the sizie of a 
house you will build. Page 104 (opposite the back cover) will aid you in 
deciding how much you can pay for a home. 

After selecting the plan best suited to your lot and your ideas, come in 
and talk to us about it. If the plan needs reversing or if it needs a few minor 
alterations we can advise you about it. We can offer you still other plans in 
case you do not find herein exactly the house you want. 



We, as your lumber dealer, can furnish on short notice, working 
blueprints of any house design shown, also the approximate cost of any 
design illustrated. 

Reversed plans can be furnished as readily as regular plans. Minor 
changes and alterations in plans can be made by the carpentepcon' 
tractor on the job without the necessity of a special plan. 



Copyright 1939 
Brown-BlodgeH Co., PubllBhera, St. Paul, Minn. 



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THE DESIGNS AND FLDOR PLANS 

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Good Plans Will Save You Money 



In the Building Operations 



A MAN once tried to save a half-dollar by not buy 
ing a road map for a long automobile trip. The 
time he lost, the extra gasoline he burned, and 
the price of night's lodging and meals in a small town cost 
him many times the price of the map. 

To build a house without a complete set of working 
plans is the same kind of false economy. If plans are, not 
complete to start with, extras and changes become 
necessary. Lumber, plumbing and other materials may 
be wasted, to say nothing of many hours of workmen's 
time. But that is not all. Without definite plans and 
specifications at the outset, there is too much chance 
for faulty construction, also a chance for serious mis' 
understanding between the builder of the home and his 
contractor. 



In the Finished House 

The finished house should combine many important ele- 
ments: beauty of design, an attractive interior, economy 
of space, low cost of upkeep, and all possible convenience 
and living comfort. 

If the house is not right when finished, it isn't as desir- 
able to live in, and the owner will tire of its general ap' 
pearance when the newness wears off. It may not be 
comfortable, or its poor arrangement may make house- 
keeping unduly hard. A business opportunity may call 
the owner to another city. Ill health in the family may 
call for a difi^erent climate. Some other unforseen emer- 
gency may cause the family to move out. If the house is 
not planned right, it may be extremely hard to rent or 
sell, and it will probably bring several hundred dollars 
less than it should, all for the lack of a set of good build- 
ing plans and blueprints. A good set of specifications 



accompanying the blueprints must always be made out, 
constituting a binding contract between home-owner 
and builder. 

Changes Can Be Made 

You may not find just the right house for your lot in this 
book. If the sunroom would be on the north side, or some 
other feature misplaced, the plans can be reversed. If the 
house of your favorite design is finished in stucco and 
you prefer wood siding or brick veneer, that can readily 
be changed. 

A change in the shape of the house such as making it 
narrower to fit the lot or changing the pitch of the roof 
might spoil the whole design; it should not be attempted. 
A different plan should be selected. 

Some minor alterations can be made by the contractor, 
such as changing a non-bearing partition or the position 
of a door, but these should be made on the blueprint 
before building operations begin. 

After selecting your plan, we invite 
you to consult our building service de- 
partment. Being intimately acquainted 
with home building problems we can 
give you many practical and helpful 
suggestions. We can talk over the various 
materials that you will want 
to know more about before 
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SIX ROOMS, BREAKFAST ROOM AND PORCH, iSVaX 2%% FT. 

rhe OSBORN 



DISTINGUISHED in its dignified simplicity, here 
is a brick veneer home that answers many a 
heart's desire. It may well be the answer to the home 
lover's longing. See that screened porch off the living 
room, where may gather family and friends, command- 
ing a front and side view, while looking also onto the 
rear lawn and garden. That charming, bay-windowed 
breakfast room, with ample cupboard, where many 



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meals will be enjoyed. A large dining room with china 
closet away from the noise and cooking odors of the 
kitchen. The open fireplace adds to the atmosphere 
of hospitality and contentment. Upstairs are commod- 
ious bedrooms, with moth-proof cedar closets, linen 
cabinet, clothes chute and ample closets. 

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SEVEN ROOMS, 32K X 24;3 FT. 

The CRAWFORD 




BESIDES dignity and restraint, the square brick 
veneered Colonial has economy of construction 
to comment it. A square house is less expensive to- 
build, because of absence of gables and angles. This 
and similar designs have maintained their popularity 
throughout the nation's history. 

Besides the bathroom upstairs, the down'Stairs lava' 



tory adds to the convenience of the home. This house 
is a model of compactness. Every room in it has cross 
ventilation, — the long living room, three-v^^ay venti' 
lation. The central hall gives an impression of spacious' 
ness on entering. The substantial exterior design inv 
plies ownership by a solid citi2;en, the true American. 
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The WASHINGTON 



V\ T^E cannot visualize anything that could be added 
*^^ or deducted from the Washington to improve 
it; this Colonial design is perfect. The dignified en' 
trance, large front door, wide windows with shutters, 
low roof lines, all combine to make a truly American 
Colonial picture. The lot should be 50 feet. 

The first floor has the usual large center hall, 
with a wide stairway, a coat closet and arched 



openings to rooms on either side. The toilet on 
first floor is an added convenience. The second floor has 
a large bath room with separate shower compartment. 
The bed rooms are large, with roomy closets and cross 
ventilation. The small center room at front is useful for 
many purposes. The house must be white; use a green 
shutter and dark green roof, plant blooming shrubbery 
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SIX ROOMS AND GARAGE, 33 X 28 FT. 

The CAVELL 



AN ATTRACTIVE modern house. Built-in garage 
jL\. is unseen from front. It has many unusual 
features. Large living room across the front with stair- 
way and open fireplace impresses the visitor with its 
charm. Book cabinets between dining room and living 
room do not interfere with the long vista from front 
to rear of house. The kitchen is planned to save foot- 
work and it is but a step to lavatory and garage. The 



upstairs rooms are of good size, with ample closet room. 
Built-in dressing table in bath room. Large deck over 
garage offers a place for airing bedding, and also for 
enjoying a bit of outdoors in warm summer evenings. 
The exterior of stucco is marked off in panels which 
relieve the bare walls. This is a home, distinctive in 
appearance, in which family comfort may be enjoyed 
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SIX ROOMS, SUN ROOM AND ATTACHED GARAGE, 27H X 26 FT. 



The SWAMPSCOTT 

CHARACTERISTICALLY American 
Colonial, simple in treatment and practical 
to build. The well-concealed attached garage, 
accessible from the main hall, is a distinct feature. 
Here we have well proportioned rooms and ample 
closet space, with storage space over garage. A 
stairway leads to attic. The large living room, 
opening on the sun porch makes this an especial- 
ly livable home. Teas or meals can be served on 
sun-porch, through the dining room. Three 
bedrooms — one with fireplace, on second floor, 
linen cabinet, large closets — what more can be 
desired for a home-loving family? 

Built of wood — shingle or clapboard sides, 
with — shall we say green blinds to match the 
roof? — and we have a charming, low cost, homey 
home. 

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SIX ROOMS AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 32 X 26^2 FT. 

The CROMWELL 



THIS American Colonial home has a pleasing exterior 
combination of stucco and siding. The central hall 
looks on the left through an archway into a commodi- 
ous, well lighted living room, and on the right through 
an archway into a dining room of comfortable si2;e. 

The large breakfast nook is placed conveniently so 
that many steps will be saved in serving meals. There 
is a short'cut from kitchen to front hall, and a lavatory 



off the rear hall. The owner's bedroom on second floor 
is of adequate size and each room has a large closet. 
The airing deck in the rear is an excellent feature. 
The bath room has a towel closet and the linen closet 
is well placed and of good size. 

Special study has been given, in planning this house, 
to provide maximum conveniences for moderate cost. 
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The MIDDLESEX 



THOSE who admire Colonial architecture will like 
this design. It may be built of wood, stuccoed, or 
part or all brick. 

The arrangement is compact, economical to build 
and easy to keep house in. Observe the generous closet 
space which every housekeeper wants. And what a 
hving room! — light and air from three sides, and a 
fireplace for cosiness. Owner's bedroom is large and 
airy, also with three outside exposures. An attached 

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garage, accessible without going outdoors. And a 
roomy screened porch for delightful summer days and 
evenings. Truly a happy haven for the ambitious 
business man or office worker. 



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SIX ROOMS, SUN PARLOR AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 30 X 26 FT. 

The OXFORD 



THE exterior of this home, with its brick veneer 
finish and low sweeping gables, has an atmosphere 
of sturdiness that will wear well. Allowing for a side 
drive, the frontage should be sixty feet. With a rear 
entrance to garage, the house could be built on a fifty 
foot lot. The vestibule entrance has a generous coat 
closet. The living room, with double light exposure, 




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and a friendly fireplace, lends a homelike atmosphere. 
The sun room is always a place to enjoy a good book, 
music or radio. The kitchen has access from both living 
room and dining room. The dining nook, too, saves the 
housewife many steps. The kitchen is conveniently 
arranged, light and attractive. The three bedrooms 
have ample closet space and cross ventilation. 



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SIX ROOMS, SUN ROOM AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 30 X 23 FT. 

The BIRKENHEAD 



THE advantage of turning the wide side to the 
front is clearly shown here. The house is really 
not large, but with this front, it appears larger. The 
timbered second story, built out flush with the brick- 
work is very effective. The roof exposure is too prom- 
inent for treatment in solid green or red. Mixed 

shades from straw to 
brown with a few au- 
tumn reds will give good 
contrast.The timber 




work should be brown, the stucco cream and the brick' 
work brown. 

The interior has some very desirable features, — a 
combination stairway and a first floor toilet. Each of the 
three bed rooms has cross ventilation. The hall has a 
stairway with access to the attic. The home should 
meet the approval of any- 
one who desires an exterior 
and interior, well designed, 
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SIX ROOMS AND DINING NOOK, 32 X 22 FT. 



The MADISON 




THIS attractive American Colonial home has an 
unusually beautiful exterior. The well designed 
entrance frame, the panels underneath the downstairs 
front windows and the long shutters give it distinction. 
The central hall and stairway give the impression 
of spaciousness. The living room, with light and air 
from three sides, fireplace and book cabinet contribute 
to the hominess of the house. The corner china closets 



in dining room are in character with this type of house. 
The dining nook, off the kitchen and looking out 
upon the garden, and with an extra china closet within 
reach of the table makes meal serving easy when the 
family is alone. The owner's bedroom has three-way 
ventilation. Two other bedrooms and bath, with air- 
ing deck, complete this delightful little home. 
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SIX ROOMS AND DINING NOOK, 32^-3 X 3i FT. 

The SHERIDAN 



SOME of the country's most beautiful homes are 
veneered with common brick, painted white. In 
time, as the white paint is weathered and the color of 
the brick shows through in spots, an impression of 
honorable age is given off. The slightly recessed front 
windows present a most pleasing effect. The living 
room with open fireplace and windows on three sides, 



lets in an abundance of light and air, with ample space 
for furniture. Dining room is on the opposite side of 
hall. Dining nook is off the kitchen. Lavatory opens 
from the rear hall. These are desirable results of skillful 
planning. Upstairs are well arranged bedrooms, good 
si^ed bath room, airing deck and ample closet space. All 
combine to make an ideal home for the small family. 




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SIX ROOMS AND SUN ROOM, 32 X 25 FT. 



The NORWICH 

BALANCE, proportion and pleasing design character' 
ize this English type brick veneer house. It is of a 
design very popular in the newer sections, and will be 
in good taste for many years to come. Picture it if you can 
in its natural colors and setting, with the dark red brick, 
brown trim and gable with a roof of variegated colors. 

And what a practical and distinctive floor plan we 
have — a living room 13'xl8' in size with its characteristic 
English fireplace. There is a fine large coat closet off the 
vestibule and a toilet on the first floor. We have labelled 
the extra room on the first floor a sun room, but this may 
be a library, a music room, a den or a bed room, as best 
suits your needs. The hallway is convenient to all rooms. 

The second floor has two very large bedrooms, and one 
smaller. A large storage closet is planned which may be 
lined with cedar and a linen closet is also included. 

Here is a design to which a great deal of thought and 
study has been given and we can highly recommend it. 

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SIX ROOMS AND BREAKFAST ROOM, 30 X 2??^ FT. 

The GARFIELD 



ALTHOUGH this house is small it has many 
-LX. excellent features which are characteristic of the 
modern home. Central hall and stairway; long living 
room with fireplace and three-way light and ventilation; 
porch off dining room and breakfast room off kitchen, 
lavatory entered from rear hall. The kitchen well 
equipped with cabinets, window over sink. 

The upstairs plan will charm the housewife. The 



master bedroom running whole depth of the house 
with its dressing table and two closets; two other 
bedrooms, with airing deck opened onto from hall. 
Towel cabinet in bath room and linen closet conven' 
iently placed in hall. The exterior design, in stone and 
clapboards, gives the house a substantial appearance. 

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SIX ROOMS AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 28 X 25 FT. 



The REVERE 



HERE we have a little gem, just small enough to be 
built with reasonable cost, and large enough to 
keep the interior divided in well proportioned and 
ample rooms. Study the exterior, the simple regular 
lines, the modest entrance, beautiful windows and 
most of all, a large central chimney. We often do not 




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reaHze how a chimney can "make or break" a house. 
At the peak of the roof it belongs, but many times it is 
not possible to put it there. 

The interior speaks for itself. The living and dining 
room at the front, connected by a short passage is very 
unique. The inside fireplace with chimney giving direct 
connection to kitchen with a separate flue is very good. 

The nook is wel' 
come in any home 
and the open 
stairway with di- 
rect connection 
to basement, rear 
yard and kitchen 
is a salient fea' 
ture. The second 
floor has three 
large bed rooms. 
Keep such a 
house white, 
straw colored 
roof, light brown 
shingles and well 
planted shrub' 
bery; it will be 
a gem in any 
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SEVEN ROOMS AND DINING NOOK, 32 X 30 FT. 



The RIDGEWOOD 



SURPRISES are due for the visitor who enters this 
American Colonial home for the first time. Up- 
stairs, four bedrooms and bath are well arranged. 

The downstairs is designed for convenient house- 
keeping and comfort. Kitchen has ample cupboards. 



Working space is planned to save steps. Lavatory 
saves stair-cHmbing. Dining nook serves family on 
ordinary occasions. Porch makes a desirable living 
room in summer. Can be built at reasonable cost. 
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BUNGALOW DUPLEX 28 X 48 FT. 

rhe CARLETON 



A TWO-FAMILY bungalow 
with an especially attractive 
exterior. Entrances entirely separate. 

The room arrangement for each 
apartment is convenient, different 
in both. The rooms in the one on the 
left are larger than those of the 
other. 

One apartment has a bedroom on 
the ground floor and another with 
alcove on the second floor. The 
larger apartment has two bedrooms 
on second floor. 

In each apartment a wide arch' 
way separates the living room from 
the dining room, giving the efl^ect of 
one large room. 

For conveniences, both apart- 
ments leave nothing to be desired in 
a duplex of this sii^e. This house is 
well planned for a narrow city lot, 
and considering that it accommo- 
dates two families can be built at 
remarkably low cost. 

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The KENWOOD 



THE architect recommends red cedar shingles for 
the exterior walls of this American Colonial al- 
though wide clapboards are in keeping with general 
design. 

Because of simplicity this is not expensive to build. 
It has features found in higher cost structures. 

The long living room with open fireplace; the porch 
opening out from Hving room, set well back from street 
for privacy; the exterior chimney which adds to the 



appearance of the house while saving inside space; the 
central hall with ample coat closet; the breakfast nook; 
the downstairs lavatory; the rear porch — these fea- 
tures "add up'' to a highly desirable home, with plenty 
of lesser conveniences for good measure. 

Upstairs, the architect has served the family well. 
This floor is arranged for convenience and comfort — 
and cross ventilation. A gem of a home. 

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SIX ROOMS, SUN ROOM AND NOOK, 28 X 23 FT. 

The CHARLESTOWN 



PICTURE this Colonial house on your lot, with 
white shingles, green shutters and roof. You enter 
a large living room, with artistic stairway at end. 
Dining room, sun room and dining alcove are connected, 
all easily accessible to kitchen. Three good bedrooms 
and bath, and deck over sun room has many uses. The 
architect has kept in mind the convenience of the 



housekeeper and has saved her many steps daily. The 
outside chimney adds a touch of color, and economiz;es 
room inside. With suitable planting this will be a 
home that will elicit admiring glances from passers by, 
and high praise from friends who are entertained 
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SEVEN ROOMS AND DINING NOOK, 28 X 28 FT. 



The NORMANDY 



THE square house has much to commend by way of 
simplicity, compactness and economy of construe 
tion. Also for the saving of footsteps on the part of 
the housewife. 

In this design we have 
a generously sized living 
room, where family life 
centers in leisure hours, and 
the open fireplace and 
hearth give a touch of com' 
fort and hospitality in 
keeping with this homey 
house. 

The kitchen, with dining 
nook apart from it, large 
cupboards, outside entry 
conveniently placed, tO' 
gether with an upstairs ar' 
rangement which makes for 
comfortable living for a nu' 
merous family, — all these 
features combine to make 
thisan ideal home, especially 



where there are children or frequent guests. Outside 
trimmings with colonial motif harmonize with the 
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The WENDELL 

JUST as it appears from the outside, the 
COLONIAL home is always one of comfort 
and of beautiful simplicity. This compact style 
of house is economical in every way. It will fit 
into a fifty-foot lot. It is most economical to 
build, and its square design with a low slope to 
the roof makes it easy on the coal pile. Well in' 
sulated it can easily be kept warm and draftless 
all winter, and cool throughout the summer's 
heat. 

The living room, with windows on three 
sides takes up half the room space down-stairs. 

The dining room and kitchen have the usual 
conveniences and the three bed rooms each have 
windows on two sides for good ventilation. 

The side porch, which makes a convenient 
landing place from the car, may be screened or 
glazed if desirable. 

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SIX ROOMS AND SUN PORCH, 28 X 28 FT. 



The WELLESLEY 



THE large living room with 
open fireplace, looks out upon 
the front lawn and street. A 
happy combination is the dining 
room, separated from the kitchen 
by pantry and dining alcove, with 
a sun porch, giving an alluring 
choice for serving meals accord- 
ing to the occasion and season. 
The deck over the sun porch 
may have an awning. Observe, 
too, the unusual size of closets. 
One might also have a recreation 
room in the basement. White or 
grey clapboards, green roof and 
shutters, with red chimney — 
what an attractive exterior! Es- 
pecially with some peonies and 
other perennials, and shrubbery. 
An ideal home, is it not? 

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FIVE ROOMS AND BREAKFAST ROOM, 40 X 26 FT. 



The PRESCOTT 




A STRIKINGLY beautiful 
New England bungalow for 
a wide, but not necessarily deep 
lot; or an excellent plan for a 
corner lot. 

The bedrooms in the rear 
connected with hall separates 
the sleeping quarters from the 
living portion, an arrangement 
which has many advantages. 

The breakfast room screens 
the side entrance from the street, 
giving privacy. The large closets, 
and plenty of them will be a 
delight to the housewife. 

The extra large living room, 
with fireplace and bay window, 
adds greatly to the charm of 
this New England type home. 
The wide window stool in din' 
ing room forms a ledge for 
flowers. 

There is a large attic the 
finishing off of which may be 
left to the future. 

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SIX ROOMS. NOOK AND SUN PARLOR, 30 X 24 FT. 



The LELAND 



FOR those who prefer the modest and retiring type 
of home this English semi-bungalow was designed. 
With three bedrooms upstairs and dining room, break' 
fast nook, large living room and sun room it accommo- 
dates nicely the family of average si2;e. The stairs lead 
directly to the kitchen door to give privacy if a maid 
is kept. 




Unlike the Rowland design, the sun parlor is under 
the main roof making the house more compact and 
easier to heat. The two windows in the breakfast nook 
make it a bright and cheery place to start the day, and 
the fireplace makes the living room cozy for an evening 
at home with friends. A house both attractive and 
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SIX KOUMS AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 55 X 25 FT. 

The KENILWORTH 



IF we could only show you this attractive Colonial 
semi'bungalow with its appropriate colorings sit' 
uated as it is alongside homes of various designs, you 
would also enthuse over it. Wide siding painted white 
and shutters of a rich green shade make a rich harmony 
of color that is exquisite. 

Seldom do we find a combination of exterior beauty 
and an ideal floor layout that can give us more than 



this plan offers. The colonial roof and dormers, the 
modest entrance, the private side porch, give a dis' 
tinction to this house that is dignified. Such a house 
will live through every style that may come; it has its 
own character that will always stand comparison with 
the newer homes built later in the vicinity. 

And every convenience has been included; it is a 
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SIX ROOMS AND DINING NOOK, 28 X 3 1 'i FT. 

The BANCROFT 



RED cedar shingles, painted white is the archi- 
- tect's conception of this attractive American 
Colonial house, but clapboards may be used if pre- 
ferred. 

The large living room across the front of the house, 
with artistic bay window, and iron rail at entrance, 
offer refreshing novel- 
ty. The red brick 
chimney on the out- 
side adds a note of 
harmony. Green shut- 
ters and roof are 
suggested. 

The dining room is 
unusually roomy and 
the dining nook where 
the informal family 
meals will be mostly 
served has a cabinet 
in reach of the table. 
A passage way from 
kitchen to front hall 
helps make this an 
ideal house in which 
to work. The down- 
stairs lavatory, out 
of the way, is a con- 
venience which will 
be appreciated. 



The three bedrooms on second floor are of ample 
size with roomy closets. The airing deck at rear is a 
feature which is popular with homebuilders. 

Because of its square shape and compact arrange- 
ment this is an economical home to build. 
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'T^HIS Colonial bungalow will be characteristic of 
-L its type if built with wide siding, painted white, 
with green shutters and roof. Or, the roof may be of 
weathered shingles. 

The living portion is dominated by a large living 
room, with fireplace. The archway approach to the 
dining room gives an impression of spaciousness. 

The working space, or kitchen, is joined to the 
sleeping quarters and bathroom by a hall, convenient 
access to which is had also from the dining room. 

The owner's bedroom has two closets, a feature 
which will be much appreciated by the heads of the 
family. Both bedrooms have cross ventilation. The 
housewife will take keen enjoyment in the roomy 
linen closet. 

A stairway leads to attic which will provide space 
for future additional sleeping quarters. 

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The CALVIN 



IN this Cape Cod house, distinction is given by the 
combination brick and clapboard treatment. Un- 
usual, yet very pleasing. The large Hving room, with 
light and air from three sides, and fireplace on inside 
wall; and the colonial entrance treatment contribute 



to the desirability of this home. The down-stairs 
lavatory and well arranged kitchen cabinets supply 
conveniences that will be appreciated. Note also the 
unusually large bedrooms, A perfect gem of a home for 
a medium size family. { 23,500 Cubic Feet | 



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SIX ROOMS, 30 X 22 FT. 



The GRAHAM 



THIS Dutch Colonial house for a medium size 
family is a houseful of conveniences and inter- 
esting features. Note the large amount of closet room, 
the well arranged kitchen, the inside vestibule and 
hall closet; and the well planned second floor. The 



arches between hall and living and dining rooms give 
an impression of spaciousness. Indeed, the house has 
much more room than would be suspected from looking 
at the outside. It is practical, economical and livable 
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The VANDERBILT 

THE Dutch Colonial style fits any urban 
location, and usually offers a pleasing con- 
trast with neighboring homes. Notice that the 
living room has three exposures, and, of course, 
the fireplace, which adds so much to family 
enjoyment. Breakfast nook and rear porch do not 
intrude on space in this compact, economical-to- 
build home, and make possible a useful balcony 
on second floor. Liberal closet space is a feature 
of this house, — something too often overlooked 
in small homes. Note the special arrangement in 
main bedroom which allows of a window in rear, 
between closets, giving three way ventilation 
in this room. 

The exterior may be of shingles or siding, and 
shingles may be stained white, or grey with 
white trim, shutters being stained or painted in 
harmony. Or, a green roof and shutters, against 
white walls will compose a perfect picture of the 
true Dutch Colonial architecture. The exterior 
chimney, which may be vine-covered, adds to 
the appearance and economi2;es on interior space. 

This design is commended as one which will 
suit the bank account of the builder who wants 
good style and enduring design at minimum 
outlay, f 19,900 Cubic Feet | 

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SIX ROOMS, 32 X 26 FT. 

The TARRYMORE 



AN attractive, low cost Cape Cod Colonial house, 
-tjL economical to build because of its square shape. 

A special feature is the living room unusually large 
for a house of this size. The inside fireplace simplifies, 
somewhat, the problem of heating. 

The room across the entrance hall from the living 
room may be used as a bedroom or den. 

The down-stairs lavatory will save much stair 



climbing, a feature not often found in modest size 
homes. 

Upstairs we have two excellent bedrooms and bath. 
Note the amount of closet space, and the book-nook 
in owner's bedroom. 

This house on your lot will fulfill your idea of the 
''house of your dreams." 

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The HAMILTON 



A POPULAR feature of this house is the large 
living room, 11'6" x 25', where most "living" 
space is usually required. This room opens onto a large 
porch, which looks out upon the garden, and also 
toward the front lawn and street. It is set back 
toward the rear, thus achieving greater privacy. 

If the two bedrooms on the second floor are all that 
are needed the room at the left of central hall may be 
used for other purposes. For instance, the elders may 



seek quiet there while giving over the living room for 
the entertainment of the young people's guests, or it 
may be used for a study room for students. The 
down-stairs lavatory is a convenience which will be 
much appreciated. 

The exterior has an inviting, homey appearance. 
Weathered shingle treatment for the roof is suggested 
by the design. An economical home to build. 
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The WEBSTER 



AN American Colonial home of special merit. 
-^*- While inexpensive to build it offers an unusual 
amount of comfort for a small investment. 

The closets are large and plenty of them. The 
living room, with three exposures, invites sunshine as 
long as there is any. The entrance vestibule, hall and 
coat closet make a convenient unit. A good sized 
living room, 11 '4" x 21', with fireplace; well lighted 
kitchen, with window over sink; the downstairs 



toilet and lavatory, the roomy bedrooms — these are 
features which will charm the home'builder who 
wants as many conveniences as possible for minimum 
outlay. 

The outside of the home with its chimney of 

colorful brick, its shutters — shall we say painted 

green — and its brick veneered foundation all contrib' 

ute to the good taste and ''personality" of this home, 

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FIVE ROOMS, 30!^. X 20 FT. 



The DARTMOUTH 



AN inexpensive Colonial house with some features 
-/JL rarely found in small homes. The rooms are 
unusually spacious. The main living room and the two 
large bedrooms have threc'way ventilation. 

The kitchen is at the front of the house with access 
to stairway without going through another room. It 




is a very compact house, leaving nothing to be desired 
in roomy closets. The fireplace in the living room adds 
special charm to this attractive home. 

Planting of shrubbery and vines with a well kept 

lawn, wide siding, or, if preferred shingled walls, 

shutters and roof of colors to suit taste — and you have 

a home to take pride and satisfaction in for a lifetime. 

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FIVE ROOMS AND ATTACHED GARAGE, 47 X 36 FT. 



The IRVING 



A COLONIAL bungalow which offers much to 
delight the home lover. In examining the floor 
plan, yes, and the exterior, too, one 
cannot readily conceive of anything 
that is omitted to make this the 
perfect home of its size and type. 

This fascinating home is the last 
word in outward charm and in' 
ward contentment. No stair climb' 
ing here. It has everything to be 
desired, all on one floor. A living 
room with a bay window. Bed- 
rooms separated from dining and 
living room, giving upon a hall and 
with bathroom conveniently placed. 
Ample closets fitted in neatly. 
Attached garage well removed from 
living quarters, yet accessible. A 
kitchen with cupboards aplenty 
and sink so placed as to give liberal 
working space. The garage js at- 
tached to the house which is an 
economy in construction. 

The more the prospective home 
builder studies this plan the more 



it will appeal to him as the ideal refuge from the cares 
of the outside world. f 27,800 Cubic Feet | 




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THE semi-bungalow is always a popu- 
lar f;ivorite. It is compact, comfort- 
able, home-like and economical to build 
and to heat. The Winthrop has a large, 
light living room with 
a cheerful fireplace. 
The dining room, kit- 
chen, and breakfast 
nook are convenient- 
ly arranged and well 
lighted. The plumb- 
ing on both floors is 
in line, which means 
economy. The kit- 
chen has a side door 
at grade, and a small 
rear porch. 

The color scheme 
should be white trim 
with brown shingles 
and green roof — all 
modest colors. Ever- 
greens and perennials 
well placed will make 
a very attractive 
home at a cost well within the means of 
the family with a very moderate income. 



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The ALCOTT 



THERE are some novel features in this house which 
give it an individuality. The exterior walls are a 
combination of shingles and vertical batten siding. 
The garage, entered from the kitchen, is large enough 
for garden tools, lawn mower, etc., besides the car. 

The long living room with co^y fireplace at end 
has ample wall space for the disposition of furniture 
and bookcases. There is an unusually large entry or 
vestibule, with coat closet. The stairway arising from 



the living room is another novel feature. On the 
second floor the master's bedroom is unusually large, 
with three exposures, assuring good ventilation, and 
coolness in summer. 

This house has the simplicity of design which 
makes for economy in building, and yet it will stand 
out in a block of homes as one of originality, attractive 
lines and good taste. 

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The JUDSON 

A FIVE room English Cottage with 
captivating features. While the 
plan below shows one floor, there is 
room in the attic for extending the ca- 
pacity of the house if occasion requires, 
or helpful should re-sale be desired. The 
living room, looking out upon the street, 
is large, with an unusual and distinctive 
bay window. The attached garage, 
entered through kitchen, is a desirable 
feature, especially in stormy weather; 
it also adds balance to the design. The 
sleeping rooms are well separated from 
the rooms used in daytime, making an 
apartment in themselves. Altogether, 
this is a real homey home, where foot- 
steps are minimized and housekeeping 
labors are tempered by convenient ar- 
rangements and modern equipment. 

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CAPE COD Colonial— a type dear 
to American hearts. Doesn't that 
chimney look sturdy and suggest spa' 
cious comfort within? And that living 
room lighted and ventilated from three 
sides, with its open fireplace. Garage 
accessible without going outdoors in 
inclement weather. The deck over 
garage may be a cool retreat on summer 
evenings, and a place to air bedding 
and shake rugs. This type lends itself 
to various color schemes, but how 
attractive with green shutters and roof 
against white clapboards. Two bed' 
rooms on second floor, just large enough, 
with plenty of air and sunlight. 

Imagine Colonial corner china closets 
in that attractive dining room. Plenty 
of closet room, too. 

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The PICKFORD 



IN THE Pickford we have a variation of the Cape 
Cod. It is a splendid little home that will excite 
admiring glances from passers-by. To its individuality 
may be added shrubbery and well'kept lawn. 

If desired, siding may be used instead of shingles 

without detracting from the allurement of this house. 

The large living room provides ample wall'space for 



bookcases, and for arranging furniture and pictures. 
The designer has kept in mind the convenience of 
the housekeeper, and has also included special and 
highly appreciated features such as down-stairs lava- 
tory, dinette, linen cabinet and unusually large closets. 

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The COMPTON 



A DUTCH Colonial with living room across the 
front. The first floor is compactly arranged. On 
the second floor the master bedroom is unusually 
large, and of a size you would look for in a much 



larger house. This country needs a million new homes 
in the class of this one, and, with present easy finan' 
cing possibilities, the person with a not too large 
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The VAN DYKE 



SELDOM do you find a small home of the Dutch 
Colonial design that does not seem top heavy or 
out of harmony with the true lines for this type of 
house; but this one is really well proportioned for a 




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house of a dimension of twenty-four by twentyfour 
feet. Though the blue prints call for frame construe 
tion, it could be built of brick veneer for the first story. 
The charm of this type of house is its old and truly 

characteristic design. For 
brick veneer use mortar 
joints and mingled col' 
ors. The side grade door 
makes an entrance to the 
basement from the yard, 
saving many steps 
through the house. 

Interior decorations 
should be in Colonial 
wall papers, stained 
woodwork first floor and 
white enameled on sec' 
ond floor. Avoid all 
rough textures in plaster 
or ornamental plaster 
cornices. The fire place 
laid up with a smooth 
surface brick and a red 
tile hearth is in keeping 

with the charm of this style of architecture. 
A hot air heating plant is quite adaptable 

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The NORFOLK 



HERE is an adaptation of the famous Cape Cod 
Colonial, with many features usually found in 
larger houses. 

The living room, where leisure time is spent is one 
of its numerous charming features. The beautifully 
designed bay window looks three ways, commanding 
a view of the garage or street, as well as of the shrub' 



bery or flowers which will be planted across the drive- 
way. And, of course, an open fireplace. Don't fail to 
notice the dining alcove, ideal for breakfasts, lunches 
and Sunday evening snacks. Skillfully planned, this 
house — a plan which is a step'saver for every day, 
for years to come. And, withal, a most charming little 
home in which its owner will take great pride. 

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The DOWNINGTON 



THIS charming house has that pleasing well de- 
signed appearance everyone admires but which is 
so seldom realized in small home planning. The central 
gable, with its dignified doorway are the features of 
this place. The side porch and chimney make an added 
attraction. 

The plan calls for six rooms, well arranged with 
relation to each other. The living room is especially 



large and has a fireplace, open stairway and French 
doors leading to side porch. The kitchen has a recessed 
nook for breakfast bench and table. 

The second floor includes three bed rooms that have 
large closets, and storage space. The bath room has a 
recessed tub. Exterior treatment of silver gray shingles, 
brown roof and a terraced lawn make a pleasing color 
combination. { 19,500 Cubic Feet | 



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FIVE ROOMS, 30 X 24 FT. 

The LAKEWOOD 



A CAPE COD house is always a sound investment, 
from the standpoints of architectural charm, 
economy in building, maintenance and resaleability. 
A distinctive feature of the Lakewood, and one which 
first meets the eye on approach, is the fascinating en- 
trance, in true American tradition. 

The large living room, with open fireplace, betokens 



hospitality. The lavatory on the ground floor, included 
for good measure, saves much stair climbing. Here too, 
one is intrigued by the second floor arrangement with 
bath, linen closet, clothes chute, good sized closets, and 
storage room. Not too expensive to build. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 28X20 FT. 

The ARDMORE 



THIS cozy Cape Cod Colonial will make an ideal 
home for a small family. The living room, with 
exposure to sun and air on three sides, has ample wall 
space. The kitchen, with its extra large cabinets, is an 
ideal step-saving work-room for the housewife. Up- 



stairs we have two bedrooms with bath and generous 
closet space. Notice the airing deck opening from the 
upper hall. Imagine this attractive home on your lot, 
painted white or grey, with green shutters and roof, 
in a setting of shrubbery and blooms. 

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The WHEELING 



HERE IS a typically American (Cape Cod) small 
family home that will hold its own for style and 
charm in a long row of houses. It may be clapboarded 
or shingled instead of brick veneer. The Colonial en- 
trance and staircase are in keeping with the general 



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design. Two large bedrooms, with bath, and unusual 
amount of closet space add to its appeal as a real home. 
The breakfast nook, also, is a highly desirable feature 
where the family's informal meals and "snacks" will 
be served. With a setting of lawn and shrubbery, and 
with a flower garden in the rear, this will be a typical, 
comfortable home for a family of moderate means. 

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The JACKSON 

A BRICK house looks substantial and is 
comfortable at all seasons. This brick 
bungalow on a lot as small as 40 feet will 
have good space around it. 

An unusual feature is that of the place- 
ment of the bedrooms at the rear, and why 
not? They look out upon the garden, are 
apart from the living quarters, and occu- 
pants may not be disturbed by those who 
pursue their amusements to a late hour. 

All the rooms except the kitchen have 
two-way ventilation and that room has an 
outside door as well as window. It also has 
ample cabinet space, is handy to every room 
in the house — surely an easy house to work 
in, and a comfortable one to live in. 

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The BEN AVON 

"VT'OU cannot help admiring the pleasing Hnes, good 
J- proportions, inviting appearance of the Ben Avon. 
The deep recessed entrance is attractive and, at the 
same time, gives weather protection. With gray shin' 
gles, light brown shutters, white sash, strawcolored 
shades and brown roof, the color scheme is perfect. 
Evergreens and shrubbery add to the exterior. The 
first floor has a bedroom and toilet, large livingroom 



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The second floor has two additional bedrooms, a bath 
room and storage space, f 22,500 Cubic Feet } 

The "Ben Hova" is exactly the same design, except 
that the width is 34' instead of 31'; this makes the 
kitchen, dining room, living room and the three bed 
rooms just 18" wider. This plan is reversed. 

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five rooms, 28 X 20 ft. 



The GREELEY 



THE first glance at this homey Cape God bungalow 
makes one wonder how many rooms can be com- 
prised in such a small and inexpensive home. The 
answer is in the fact that, contrary to usual practice 
in homes in this class, the downstairs portion is given 
over entirely to daytime uses. The kitchen is compact, 
exceptionally well arranged, and convenient. The 
two good sized bedrooms, with bath room are on the 



second floor, well lighted by windows in front and on 
the sides. 

This house has a "personality." The central hall 
flanked by living room and dining room give an 
atmosphere of hospitality. The brick foundation trim 
makes a good background for shrubbery or perennials. 
The outside walls may be shingled, or, if preferred, 
wide clapboards may be used. 1 14,900 Cubic Feet } 




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The STANCHFIELD 



THIS inviting Cape Cod house, with garage con- 
veniently attached bespeaks "joy of hving" from 
its very appearance. The downstairs bedroom, adja- 
cent to bath, is especially appropriate for a guest room; 
or, if two sleeping rooms are sufficient, has an appeal 
as a study or den. The upstairs rooms are unusually 
large for a house of this si^e. The wide archway be 



tween living room and dining room gives an impression 
of space to both rooms. The stairways are so con' 
trived as to take a minimum of space from the floors. 
The Colonial doorway is an added charm to this 
beautiful home. 

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The VAN BUREN 



"LJERE is an English bungalow that is 
J- J- different. The exterior treatment is of 
brick, stone and shingles, in harmonious 
combination. 

The living room, dining room and kitchen 
across the front make a logical grouping, 
while the sleeping quarters in the rear, 
separated from the daytime quarters give an 
added touch of good logic to the plan. 

The stairway to the attic, where future 
added bedrooms may be finished off, is con- 
cealed from view, and convenient to every 
part of the house. The kitchen is well 
equipped with cabinets and has ample work- 
ing space. 

This is a compact home and may be built 
at a cost which will gratify the restricted 
purse. 

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The LEXINGTON 



YOU would hardly suspect, from the exterior of 
this house, that the architect had planned it with 
four bedrooms. Yet here they are; and with a hving 
and dining room thrown together with an archway, 
giving the impression of spaciousness. Another great 
convenience is the toilet and shower bath on first 



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finished, leaving the second floor for a later time. 

Here is a plan which combines low cost with 
unusual capacity. On a forty foot lot ample room is 
left for driveway, shrubbery and flower garden. 

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The CRETIN 



SOMETIMES a single detail will hft a small home 
out of the commonplace. This may be said of this 
design, the Cretin. The good proportions of the house 
as a whole, the finely spaced windows are all important 
considerations, but it is really the handsome Colonial 
entrance that distinguishes this exterior. 

The floor plan and size of this home is very nearly 
the same as that of the Devonshire — except the 



Cretin includes a sewing room whereas the Devon- 
shire does not. But because of the popularity of this 
plan, we have felt that both designs should be in- 
cluded. Consider them both, and build the one that 
suits your requirements best. Study this floor plan 
carefully and you will find much to recommend it for 
a home of only moderate cost. It is a home that will 
be found very practical indeed for the average family. 

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The NORTHAMPTON 

THIS artistic design, with a bit of appropriate 
landscaping, will bring a touch of country life 
into the city block. It is an extraordinary plan which 
will bear close study. The EngHsh half-timber archi- 
tecture IS highly popular. The rooms are extra large. 
The breakfast nook and dining room both join onto 
the kitchen, and the sun porch conveniently adjoins 
the living room. Bedrooms and bath are located in the 
quiet end of the house, apart from living quarters. The 
spacious living room across the front, with its fireplace, 
is a feature that will excite the admiration of visitors, 
and be an everlasting joy to the owner. The many 
closets are a noteworthy feature. The large attic can 
be transformed, later, into more sleeping quarters. 
Exterior, stucco and half-timber, the latter to be 
stained. A home which will be a joy forever. 

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The BELMONT 

AN English stucco bungalow that is ' 'differ- 
-Ix. ent" and highly pleasing to the eye. The 
picturesque exterior is especially attractive, 
betokening an equally satisfying interior. 

The rooms are large and well arranged. The 
spacious hving room, I8'6"xl3'6", with fireplace 
is separated by an arch from the dining room 
and gives an effect of roominess. The breakfast 
nook off the kitchen meets every day needs when 
the family is alone. The dining room, breakfast 
room and one bedroom look out upon the garden. 
Both bedrooms have cross ventilation. The attic 
is large enough for extra, airy rooms. The con- 
veniences of ample closet space are afforded in 
this plan. Truly a distinctive home of moderate 
cost. 

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The HALIFAX 

AN attractive Colonial design with a number 
^C\. of noteworthy features. The living room, 
with its open fireplace, thrown in with the 
dining room, gives an impression of spaciousness. 
The coat closet shares the vestibule space, con' 
tributing to the compactness and convenience 
of the whole arrangement. 

One of the pleasantest features of this gem of 
a home is the sun room. The housewife will take 
especial pride in the well-arranged kitchen, with 
sink under window, and stairway leading directly 
to the main stairway. Ample closet room, which 
is a necessity sometimes overlooked in small 
homes. A third bedroom may be added, later, in 
the attic. 

With a touch of shrubbery and a lawn, this is 
a home which will always attract favorable 
comment. 

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The LINCOLN 

HERE we have an especially good dc 
sign and floor plan. It may be brick 
or wood. The bedrooms are well apart 
from living quarters. The living room, 
with light and air on three sides and a cozy 
fireplace make it a house of real charm. The 
allotment of closet space leaves nothing to 
be desired. The attic has ample space for 
two more bedrooms when needed — an 
ideal plan for a growing family. An easy 
home to keep house in. 

If built of brick, a red or green roof 
would complete a charmingly picturesque 
home, a lifelong source of satisfaction. 

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The WESTON 

ITS steep roof and gables, its plank door, 
outside chimney, with warm brick 
veneer walls make this a bungalow which 
will challenge the admiration of friends^ 
and of passers by. The interior arrange 
ment divided into two units, is designed 
to make housework easy. The breakfast 
nook for ordinary meals is an interesting 
feature. The living room with its fireplace 
and three-way light and ventilation be- 
speaks hospitality and a charming family 
gathering place. Here are maximum com- 
forts at moderate cost. 

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The EXETER 

THIS brick bungalow is smart and sub- 
stantial in appearance. The three-exposure 
hving room is large and sunHt. The house is 
divided into two units, living and sleeping, 
the arrangement of rooms being the best 
bungalow layout. The open fireplace in living 
room endows this home with additional 
charm. There is a large attic. A small family 
can enjoy life to the full in this attractive 
home. 

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The PRINCETON 

A SUBSTANTIAL brick bungalow, designed for a 
narrow lot. A real brick fireplace would go well 
with the brick exterior. The novel arrangement of 
extrance places hall in center of house. The large living 
room is a popular feature, with its "homey" fireplace. 
The housewife will approve the compact kitchen, 
with its dining alcove for lunches and informal meals. 
The stairway is located conveniently for access to 
attic which may later become bedrooms. The rear 
entry takes care of the deliveries by tradesmen. This 
is a step'saving design which means much to the 
housewife. The outside chimney invites the planting 
of vines to trail upon it. There's room in the basement 
for a recreation room, 

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SEVEN ROOMS, 26 X 36 FT. 



The YORKSHIRE 

THIS is one of the most popular floor plans in this 
book. Two bedrooms and bath on first floor; blue' 
prints show two more rooms on second floor which 
can be finished off later. 

This house combines (l) economy of construe 
tion; (2) easy access to all parts of the house with 
minimum number of steps; (3) excellent closet space; 
(4) two additional bedrooms on second floor; (5) con- 
venient wall spaces for furniture. Even the characterise 
tic Colonial corner cupboard in dining room has not 
been overlooked, and the fireplace in living room 
gives promise of co2;iness. 

Shingle treatment, or clapboard^ither appropriate 
for this style cottage. 

An opportunity to employ color contrasts in shut' 
ters and roof. 

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The ARLINGTON 

ONE who yearns to own a home may 
well consider the features of this 
stone and stucco bungalow, with half- 
timber trim. 

The living room has ample wall space 
for furniture and books; the open fire 
place offers charm and coziiness. The bed- 
rooms are well apart from the living room, 
where elders may retire without the dis' 
turbance of radio, or the hilarity of the 
young members of the family and their 
guests. 

Note the doorway from kitchen to 
center hall; the stairway to large attic 
space where, ultimately, two more rooms 
may be finished off. Mother will appreci' 
ate those large closets. 

This picturesque home, set among 
shrubbery on a city lot, or trees and 
shrubbery in the suburbs, will be a joy 
forever to the whole family. 

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The WINGATE 

THIS long low house gives a peaceful, 
restful appearance, and a good oppor- 
tunity for attractive landscaping. A wide 
lot provides garden space behind, and you 
have a good view of it from the dining 
room. 

The large living room with wide arch 
to dining room gives a feeling of spacious- 
ness. High horizontal windows on either 
side of the fireplace would let in good 
light and at the same time give plenty of 
bookcase room below. Directly across from 
the fireplace you could place a full length 
lounge. 

Any housewife will appreciate the good 
amount of closet room, and the separation 
of bedrooms from living quarters. 

Upstairs has space for two additional 
rooms. 

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The THORNTON 



HERE is a stucco English type bungalow which is 
not unduly large in its over'all dimensions, yet 
the space has been so carefully utilized that the rooms 
are large and many important features are included. 
This plan deserves thorough study and consideration. 
Imagine this exterior stuccoed and with brown 
stained trim. One enters the vestibule from the 
shelter of the porch. Here he finds a coat closet. 
Upon entering the living room, one is impressed by 




its si2;e, while he looks through the arch into the 
dining room, and through a door upon the porch, 
which is located for privacy. His eye also rests with 
satisfaction upon the fireplace. The kitchen has ample 
cabinet space, with window over sink. The lavatory 
off the hall is an agreeable surprise. 

Upstairs are three bedrooms, unusually large for a 
bungalow, with bathroom convenient to all. All 
four sleeping rooms have cross ventilation. 

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The BERKSHIRE 

IN FEW homes is so much acquired at relatively so 
low cost as in this one. It is a house that has the 
attractions of larger and more costly homes. It is 
"different." The entry with its coat closet, the stair- 
way rising from the livingroom, the fireplace at the 
room's end, all spell the magic word "hospitaHty." 
Plenty of wall space here for furniture and books. 
Some day the fortunate owner may need more bed' 
rooms, for which ample space awaits in the attic. The 
dining room has its corner china closets which add 
much to interior charm. The bathroom is conveniently 
placed between bedrooms, while separated by a hall 
from the most-used quarters. The arrangement of the 
kitchen provides the conveniences desired by the 
home worker. 

The exterior has particular charm, suggesting the 
country home. The shingles on walls and roof may be 
of colors to suit the taste^-perhaps brown stain with 
white trim, with roof of harmonious color. Truly a 
beautiful moderate cost home. 

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The JEROME 

TN THE Jerome is offered a Colonial bungalow in 
J- which is fitted a floor plan which, the more it is 
studied, the greater appeal it has. All on one floor, at 
present, the large attic holds promise of more bedrooms 
when needed. Walk through it in your imagination! 
The much needed coat closet in vestibule, the latter 
a stop for winter winds in cold weather. The living 
room with fireplace, joined by an arch with the dining 
room. A conveniently placed kitchen, equipped gener' 
ously with cupboards. The other half, with its large 
owner's bedroom, and a closet for the man of the house; 
bath, and another bedroom, and all on one floor. Use 
shingles or siding for the exterior. Here's a small home 
at its very best. 

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The EMERSON 



A CHARMING Colonial Bungalow 
which may have a shingle or wide 
siding exterior. Though plain, the indi' 
vidualistic architectural design is pleasing. 
The unusually large living room has ample 
wall space, permitting varied arrangement 
of furniture. 

The bedrooms are larger than those of 
the average bungalow. The sleeping rooms 
are separated from the daytime living 
quarters, and have ample closet space. 
There is a stairway to the attic, where 
additional bedrooms may be finished later. 

A neat little bungalow for the family 
which has a limited fund for building, and 
which offers many conveniences usually 
found in more expensive houses. 

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The YARMOUTH 

An attractive bungalow in the ever popular 
^ ^ Colonial style, and one which is different, 
and unusually livable. 

The rooms are extra large and conveniently 
arranged. Observe the large living room with a 
fireplace to complete its coziness. A dining room, 
looking out on the garden, having corner china 
closets, true to Colonial tradition. 

A kitchen complete in detail, and all of the 
above separated from bedrooms and bath. 

A linen cabinet, with a clothes chute, a towel 
cabinet in bathroom, and good large closets add 
the final touches which appeal to the busy home 
maker. A home to excite never ending admira' 
tion of friends, and even of passers by. 

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FIVE ROOMS AND SUN ROOM, 28x36 FT. 



The LINDSEY 

A COLONIAL bungalow that will make an 
ideal home in the low price class. Note the 
sun'toom oif the living room, with three-way 
exposure — an additional sitting room, in fact, 
or, an additional bedroom if you need it oc 
casionally. An extra-large dining room for a 
house of this siz;e, an airy and conveniently 
arranged kitchen, with many conveniences not 
often associated with such a low cost house, 
this design will look good to the home planner 
who wants things good but cannot afford frills. 
Pleasing to look at, too from the sidewalk and 
street, the owner can take real pride in this 
home. 

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The ALAMEDA 

A WELL designed Spanish home with numerous 
and desirable special features. 

The large living room, with its well placed fireplace 
gives the impression of hominess as one enters. Note 
the archway between living and dining room, partly 
filled with bookcases, while there is ample wall space 
for arranging furniture. The breakfast room off kitchen, 
looking out upon the garden invites comfort and con' 
venience for informal meals. 

The center hall is accessible to all parts of the house 
with economy of foot work. Another admirable feature 
is the generous amount of closet space, there being two 
closets in the owner's bedroom. The open portico 
offers a place to enjoy cool breezes on summer 
evenings. 

Stuccoed walls and chimney, with tile roof lend the 
final touch of beauty to this delightful home. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 26 X 36 FT. 



The WESTMORE 

WITH its shingled exterior, in keeping 
with the architectural design, this in- 
expensive bungalow is one to make the home 
lover's heart leap. It is a well balanced de- 
sign. Wherever it is built, city or suburb, it 
will stand out among its neighbors as a gem 
of a home. The floor arrangement is "differ- 
ent," but intriguing. The dinette with china 
cabinet will answer most family occasions, 
but there is still the large living room to 
spread the table when entertaining. The 
kitchen in front leaves an unobstructed view 
of the garden from the bedrooms. You can 
always finish off the attic if the family out- 
grows the first floor. 

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The NANTUCKET 

THE famous "Cape Cod Colonial" is ex' 
pressed in this little gem of a home. The 
rooms are arranged with thoughtful attention to 
convenience and the saving of the housekeeper's 
steps. Living quarters in a line, with bedrooms, 
less frequently used on one side, and bathroom 
between. There is a long and pleasant vista 
because of the arch between living and dining 
rooms. 

Modern housekeeping makes the dining alcove 
especially desirable for breakfast, lunches and 
informal snacks. And there's the dining room, 
for evening meals and company. A linen closet 
is provided for with unusually large clothes 
closets. The fireplace gives the final touch of 
comfort, and suggests cozy fall and winter eve' 
nings. Not a costly house to build, either. 

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The STANDISH 



THIS Colonial bungalow is the last word 
in outward charm and interior comfort. 
It is a real haven in which family life may be 
enjoyed to the utmost. 

The exterior design is most attractive with 
well balanced proportions. The brick 
chimney on the outside gives the house an 
added touch of distinction. With wide clap- 
board siding, or, if preferred, shingles, and a 
paint color scheme for roof and blinds in 
keeping with the design, this will be a home 
of genuine charm. 

The living room, unusually large for a 
house of this si2;e, with its open fireplace 
flanked by windows, with large windows 
looking upon the front lawn, give this home 
a note of distinction. The dining room is 
sufficiently large for the ordinary family 
requirements; when guests are entertained, 
the living room may be used, as there is a 
convenient entrance directly to the kitchen. 

The interior arrangement is planned for 
convenience and comfort, with bedrooms and 
bathrooms apart from the living room. 
Additional bedrooms may be added on the 
second floor later. Here is a home which 
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The DURHAM 

THIS Colonial bungalow has many points of especial 
appeal to the home builder and his wife. It is a 
well studied plan and will reward the closest inspec 
tion. 

The comfortable living room, with its open fireplace 
suggests contented evenings. The dining alcove, with 
window and corner china closet is large enough to seat 
eight or ten people without crowding. The kitchen is 
especially complete with convenient cabinet work and 
is of good working size. Two bedrooms, with bath 
located conveniently between, and accessible to all 
parts of the house with few steps, with clothes chute 
adjoining, — all these features make this a home which 
will give lifelong satisfaction. 

The exterior, too, is happily designed, with its out- 
side brick chimney adding a touch of color, makes this 
a home whose owner will be envied. 

Then too, there is space in the attic for two ad' 
ditional bedrooms. 

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FIVE ROOMS AND SUN PARLOR, 24 X 36 FT. 



The CLIFTON 

IT is especial attention to straight lines that places 
this bungalow so far out of the ordinary. This 
accounts for the reasonable cost for which it may 
be built. 

The sun parlor will be a real dehght to the house- 
wife to "fix up," for there is an opportunity here 
for the use of colorful hangings and floor covering, 
and brightly painted wicker furniture. 

The living room and dining room may be con- 
sidered together for their wide cased opening makes 
practically one large room of the two. The large 
twin window in the dining room gives an ample 
supply of hght and air. 

The kitchen is a splendid work room; the kitchen 
cabinets are located over the sink — on either side. 
The closets are ample, and the bathroom conven- 
ient. 

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rhe CORTLAND 

THE wide entry way not only gives this bun' 
galow a pleasing appearance, but it provides 
a coat closet on one side, and a second closet to 
the front bedroom on the other; each closet 
has a window. 

Note the three other closets, one in the rear 
bedroom, a linen closet, and one for brooms, 
vacuum sweeper etc. at the rear entry way. The 
attic has a large storage space, accessible by a 
stairway, and the basement rooms have inter- 
esting possibihties. 

The kitchen has plenty of cabinet room and 
the sink is well lighted by a double window. 

A bungalow of this type naturally takes a 
fairly wide lot, but that means more room for 
gardens and for children to play. 

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The LANCASTER 

"DECAUSE of its small size, the Lancaster can be 
■^ very economically built. The dining nook re- 
places the dining room, thereby leaving sufficient 
space for two bedrooms on the first floor. The 
exterior suggests the English type bungalow, because 
of the peak and graceful slope over the doorway. 
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" larger rooms. The exterior is the same as the Lancaster; but 
there is a minor re-arrangement in the floor plan. In both floor 
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The CAMDEN 

THIS Colonial bungalow is especially designed for a 
narrow lot. With a forty foot lot there will be ample 
room for a driveway. 

It is a home of pronounced artistic merit, which may be 
enhanced with vines growing on the front porch trellis, 
and a judicious amount of shrubbery. 

The living room, adjoining the dining room, with 
wide archway between, gives the impression of spacious- 
ness. The bedrooms are, in effect, a separate apartment, 
shielded from the noise of radio or entertaining. 

The kitchen is a housekeeper's delight. It has plenty 
of cabinet room, and a large closet for utensils and grocery 
supplies. A corner cupboard in the dining room could be 
added if desired. 

While the house is delightfully attractive in archi' 
tectural design it calls for nothing difficult in construction 
that would make it expensive to build. 

Wide siding has been used but silver grey shingles 
laid five inches to the weather would be quite appropriate. 

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FIVE ROOMS AND SUN PORCH, 26 X 34 FT. 



The HARVARD 

A SNUG little Colonial bungalow in the lower cost 
class. The combined sun porch and entrance is a 
popular feature, making an extra living room in warm 
weather. The pleasant living room with arch separat' 
ing it from living room gives the effect of roominess 
to the Hving room. An unusual amount of closet space, 
considering the si2;e of house. The kitchen is compact 
and convenient, with entry where the refrigerator 
may be kept. Stairway to attic, which may later be 
made into a good si^ed bedroom. An awning and 
shrubbery may give a pleasing color contrast to the 
white walls of the house, and roof of any desirable 
color. A modest home, but very livable and convenient 
for a small family of moderate income. Maintenance 
costs will be small, which is an item to consider 
thoughtfully. 

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The BRADDOCK 

A COLONIAL bungalow, preferably with stained 
or natural shingle walls. The arch between 
living and dining room gives an effect of spaciousness. 

The kitchen is equipped with ample cabinet space, 
with work table at window. 

Two bedrooms of good si^e, with bathroom con' 
veniently between. More than ordinary amount of 
closet space, with linen closet handy to all rooms. 
Clothes chute to basement for effortless disposal of 
soiled linen. The sun porch is really an added living 
room for warm seasons. 

The exterior is especially well designed, with its 
shutters against the white or stained-shingle walls of 
the house. The brick front steps give the whole design 
an air of comfort and charm. 

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The CALHOUN 

Although this attractive low cost 
■^tTx. Colonial bungalow is small in dimen- 
sions the space in it has been carefully 
utilized. The step-saving arrangement makes 
housekeeping easy. The stairway leads to an 
attic where there is room for two more bed- 
rooms when family needs outgrow the 
present sleeping quarters. With a coat closet 
in the vestibule, a good si2;ed closet in each 
bedroom, and linen closet in the hall, ample 
space is provided for things which require 
closet space. Kitchen cabinets are provided 
for on either side of sink. 

The exterior is especially neat and attrac- 
tive. With roof and blinds painted green, 
and siding white, a tidy appearance will be 
achieved. 

An excellent home for the small family 
which must count the dollars carefully. And 
an economical one in which to live after 
moving in. 

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FOUR ROOMS, 28 X 28 FT. 




The NORWELL 

A COLONIAL bungalow for the builder who 
must economi2;e, not only in original cost 
but in maintenance. 

While there is but one bedroom, there is 
plenty of space in the attic for two more rooms 
when needed, or to be included, if desired, in 
the original house. 

Here we have a pleasant and spacious living 
room with dining room, bath, and bedroom with 
cross ventilation. Note especially, also, the large 
closets. 

Roof may be cedar or asbestos shingles, stained 
to suit taste. This type of house calls for siding, 
but, if desired, stained shingles may be used. 

A house that can be built at surprisingly low 
cost. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 24 X 34 FEET 



The RIVERSIDE 

A COLONIAL bungalow designed for a family 
with a limited purse. One which what is now 
"rent money" will pay for in time, buying a deed 
instead of valueless rent receipts. 

A compact design, with vestibule and coat 
closet, cozy living room with fireplace, the living 
unit and sleeping unit separated. There is a large 
attic, too and a kitchen in which housework will 
be easy. The exterior is simple in design and gives 
an impression of real comfort within. Not an ex' 
pensive house to build. And one that should be 
readily financed on easy terms. 

f 18,400 Cubic Feet} 



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FOUR ROOMS AND BREAKFAST NOOK, 28X24 FT. 




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TheWAVERLY • 

THIS small family, lowcost Cape Cod home is 
especially worthy of study by the prospective 
home-owner where funds are limited. With two 
bedrooms on first floor there is room upstairs for 
two more bedrooms to be finished later. For family 
meals the breakfast room off kitchen is ample; for 
entertaining, the living room opening from kitchen 
can be used. 

This house can be built at such low cost, and 
financed for such a long term, one can pay for it 
like rent, and enjoy its conveniences and attrac- 
tions while doing so. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 36 X iO FT. 



The BLAINE 



WHY live couped up in an apartment 
when one may become the owner 
of this neat little Cape Cod colonial with 
as little outlay as he would pay in rent? 

Compactness is the main feature of the 
interior while the attractiveness of the 
exterior excites the envy of the renter 
who accumulates nothing but rent re- 
ceipts. 

Imagine this little cottage with grey 
stained shingles or wide siding on the 
outside walls. And consider how easy 
housekeeping will be because of the 
convenient arrangement of the floor plans. 
There is a large attic, too, which may be 
finished off into rooms later on, or used 
for storage. An economical home to heat, 
to live in, and to finance the building of it. 

{[21,500 Cubic Feet J 




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FIVE ilOOMS, 30 X 32 FT. 




The PINEHURST 

A COZY little Colonial bungalow, ideal in 
many respects for the family requiring 
no more than two bedrooms. The hooded 
owner's bedroom window, with its trellis on 
which vines will climb, suggests the protec- 
tion within from the stress of life, and be- 
speaks the other distinctive comforts in which 
this home abounds. Cross ventilation in bed- 
rooms and living room invite the sun. The 
step-saving kitchen reduces household drudg- 
ery. The open fireplace suggests evenings of 
domestic bliss. And the ample closets add a 
practical feature to this appealing home. 
Notice the unusual treatment in the gable. 
And, of course, plenty of storage space in the 
attic. 

f 20,450 Cubic Feet | 






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The TREWALD 

VERY often a small com- 
pact house is desirable 
— one which offers many of 
the conveniences of a larger 
home but with a small capital 
investment. The Trewald 
gives a home of good char- 
acter, an interior of modern 
design, and a moderate initial 
cost. 

Note that the two main 
rooms face the front, giving 
the best part of the house 
for living quarters. 

Our blue prints show two 
large bed rooms on the second 
floor; however, the second 
floor can be finished at a later 
date if desired. The arrange- 
ment of the stairway and 
center hall makes easy access 
from all parts of the house. 
The color scheme for the 
exterior best suited for this 
type is silver gray shingles, or white siding with a roof of light brown shin- 
gles. The blinds should be a dark green. Evergreen shrubs and correctly 
planted perennials will add to the appearance; landscaping will be quite 
desirable and will make the property more saleable in case of necessity. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 26 X 34 FT. 



The ARCADIA 



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NOT exactly a Cape Cod design, but 
approaches it. The clapboard treat' 
ment, perhaps, painted white with green 
trim will draw attention to the simple 
hominess of this cottage. All on one floor, 
and yet with two bedrooms with plenty 
of closet space, well arranged kitchen and 
there's a nice large attic for storage. You 
can't rent such a house as this, but you 
can pay for it like rent and own it. Why 
work for the landlord? 

f 19,450 Cubic Feet | 



FOUR ROOMK AND DINING ALCOVE, 31 X 30 FT. 



The YALE 



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THE more you study this plan the more you will 
like it. The rooms are larger than you would 
expect in a bungalow. Nearly every room is reached 
from the stair hall. An extra room or two can be 
finished on the second floor. Note the spacious 
kitchen, with dining alcove where meals can be 
easily served under ordinary circumstances, the 
dining room reserved for a large company. 

The living room has large wall spaces for furniture 
and book cases. The open fireplace is a feature 
coveted by all who are about to build homes. 

Brick is to be used, but the design lends itself 
readily to wood construction, with siding or 
shingles. The bathroom is located convenient to the 
bedroom, as well as to the main living and working 
quarters. The back entry, at grade, affords easy 
access to kitchen or cellar. 

[ 20,800 Cubic Feet | 




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FIVE ROOMS AND PORCH. 24 X 34 FT. 




The GLENDALE 

HERE'S real character, combined with hominess. 
That living room, with its fireplace and book 
shelves, its size proportioned to take already-owned 
rugs, is a haven of comfort after a day's work. The 
rear porch offers an ideal retreat in warm weather, 
looking out on the garden in rear. A fine place to sleep, 
too, or to play cards, in warm seasons. The bath room, 
conveniently placed between the two bedrooms, the 
good si^ed closets, and the kitchen equipment, all be' 
token easy housekeeping and solid comfort. A home 
deserving of careful study by the builder who wants 
to get most value for his money. 

f 20,600 Cubic Feet | 



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POUR ROOMS AND DINING ALCOVE, 24 X 28 FT. 



The DARBY 

A TRIM little home for a small lot and 
limited purse. The dining alcove ad' 
joining kitchen is a desirable feature. The 
porch suggests summer time comfort after 
the day's work. The attic has storage space. 
The large living room offers ample wall space 
for furniture. 

The roof and gable, with shingles, suggests 
a brown stain typical of good looking bunga' 
lows. 

A neat little home for the family that does 
not need more than two bedrooms. 

1 16.150 Cubic Feet | 




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FOUR ROOMS, 28X24 FT. 



The CLINTON 




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A HAPPY combination of the Colonial and 
bungalow types is found in this inexpen' 
sive cottage. The simple, well balanced extef 
ior suggests comfort within. Wood shingles 
are clearly indicated for this little gem of a 
home, but wide clapboards on the sides would 
be in keeping with the design. 

It is but a few steps for the housewife from 
the combination living and dining room to any 
part of the house. For a low-cost home this 
one provides many conveniences such as large 
closets, conveniently arranged kitchen and well 
appointed bath room. 

The house is well adapted to a city lot as 
narrow as 40 feet. A few shrubs and peren- 
nials nestled close to the house, and a well kept 
lawn will make this a home which will call forth 
admiration. 

f 15,100 Cubic Feet]} 



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FOUR ROOMS AND BREAKFAST ROOM, 28 X 24 FT. 



The OAKLAND 

NEAT in outward appearance and com^ 
pact arrangement of the interior make 
the Oakland a highly desirable low-cost home. 
Monthly payments on this house will surely 
be reasonable, considering that there are two 
bedrooms on the first floor. 

It is appropriate that the large living room 
where the family spends its leisure hours, 
and also entertains, should be the main 
feature of this home. The open fire-place 
adds comfort and coziness. Meals can be 
served here to large parties and the breakfast 
room off the kitchen, looking out upon the 
garden, will meet ordinary family needs. 
The two bedrooms and hall offer good sized 
closets, and the bathroom is tucked away 
conveniently. There is a stairway to attic, 
where additional bedrooms may be finished 
off in case of future need. 

Stained shingles may be used in place of 
siding if preferred. 

f 15,350 Cubic Feet | 




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FIVE ROOMS, 36 X 30 FT, 



The RUTLEDGE 




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THE Colonial house is always in good 
taste. The newness doesn't wear off. 
Year after year, as shrubbery and peren' 
nials grow, it becomes more pleasing to 
the eye. And it is always readily salable 
at a good price if business opportunities 
call a man elsewhere. 

The lover of flowers will appreciate this 
wide house that calls for a wide lot and 
plenty of garden space, and the sociable 
family will like the good si^e of the living 
room. 

The closet in the rear bedroom is big 
enough for two persons' wardrobe. 

The back door could conveniently be 
put at the side, just at the head of the 
basement stairs, if a different kitchen at' 
rangement is desired. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 24 X 34 FT. 



rhe EARLE 

A HOME need not be large or expensive to be attractive. In 
fact almost any family in earnest about owning a home can 
build one of good architectural style and yet within their means. 

A good safe rule in financing a home is to set the upper limit 
at two and a half times your annual income. If you have a family, 
two year's income may be all you can easily pay; if a large family, 
even less. For those whose incomes are small, the modest frame 
bungalow is usually just about right. The Earle with its high roof 
and plenty of second floor space makes a comfortable home; yet 
it will go easily on a thirty foot lot, — an economy where land is 
expensive. 

The front porch adds a homelike atmosphere to the place. Brown 
shingles on the upper story, white siding below with chocolate 
trimmings make a good color combination. Shrubbery set around 
the porch will offset the appearance of height. 

The family requiring only two bedrooms can live all on one 
floor at a considerable saving in housework. Then, as is the case 
of many of our bungalows, additional bedrooms may be finished 
off later on the second floor. The rooms are of fair size with good 
closets for the bedrooms. The chimney in the kitchen corner can 
accommodate a wood or coal stove, which makes the plan suit' 
able wherever there is no gas. The interior can be made just as 
attractive as the outside. 




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FIVE ROOMS, 22 X 




The PALMER 

AN unpretentious yet especially neat little family home 
-t\. that can be built at low cost. It has a hospitable eo' 
trance. The living and dining rooms, thrown together by an 
extra wide arch, have the effect of one large room. The sleep- 
ing quarters are separated from the living quarters. The 
step-saving kitchen is well supplied with cabinet space. 
There is a large attic which can be used as a bedroom in an 
emergency. The clapboard exterior, made the more attractive 
with shutters, add to the appearance of this low-cost home. 

f 15,700 Cubic Feet } 




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The BANGOR 

HERE is an inexpensive yet attractive 
bungalow for the limited purse. 

The end of living room serves for dining 
purposes, and two bedrooms on first floor to 
fill the needs of a small family. There is space 
in the attic to finish off another bedroom 
later when needed. 

Shingled roof, with siding, and an outside 
color scheme will make this a home to be 
proud of and contented in. Can be built at 
low cost. 

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FIVE ROOMS, 24 X 36 FT. 



rhe LYNN 



HERE is a charming bungalow with a Colon' 
ial entrance and window blinds that give 
it an inviting and home-like touch. The good 
si^ed living room with its cheerful fireplace makes 
a delightful place to entertain friends. The kit' 
chen stove with its chimney connection makes 
it practical for the country where coal or wood 
is burned. A stairway is provided for upstairs 
rooms. 

The width of twentyfour feet makes the 
bungalow fit nicely into a narrow city lot. A 
garage opening on the alley will leave a nice 
backyard garden space. 

f 21,900 Cubic Feet| 



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FIVE ROOMS, 24 X 34 FT. 



The BEISSEL 

EVEN without a tile roof, the low roof lines and the plain 
white walls suggest Italian style. Decorations over the 
door and front windows and the brick work on the chimney 
give an air of gay vivacity which would be shown better in 
colors. This cheerful note is unmarred by heavy dormers, 
cornices or other heavy features. 

The interior can be made fully as attractive as the exterior. 
The fireplace lends a friendly warmth to start with, and the 
home maker's personal tastes will determine the rest. Nicely 
decorated, the home is ideal for entertainment. The living 
room is large and its nearness to dining room and kitchen 
make the serving of refreshments easy. The bathroom walls, 
however, should be well insulated to deaden the sound. 

Here again we have a small step'saving kitchen, the dc 
light of the modern housewife. She will appreciate its easy 
access to the side door and the basement room where her 
vegetables and preserves are stored. 

Privacy for bedrooms is obtained by their rear position 
with no rear entrance. In fact all the interior arrangements 
co'ordinate to give a compact, comfortable home, as con- 
venient as it is attractive. 

The Beissel is an economical home to build, and its good 
architectural lines, and its home-like charm make it an easy 
house to sell if the "ship comes in" and a larger house is 
wanted. 



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FIVE ROOMS, 26X30 FT. 



The MILLVILLE 







ANOTHER Cape Cod design. You don't 
-^^ often see a fireplace in a cottage of this 
si2ie, but here you have it. The plain roof, with' 
out dormers, gives the impression of a spacious 
interior. The roof might be painted green and 
the window shutters to match, making a nice 
contrast against, shall we say, white or light 
colored outside walls. 

A home that will give a small family comforts 
not to be found in a rented house, much less in 
an apartment. And it won't require a large in- 
vestment to build it, nor a great deal of ready 
cash. 

f 17,940 Cubic Feet | 



-^'^ 102 c^;^- 



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FOUR ROOMS, 24X32 FT. 



The LAWTON 




A CAPE COD house with two bed- 
rooms. An ideal home for a small 
family now paying, as rent, as much, pef 
haps, as could pay for this cottage on a 
long time arrangement. There is a dining 
space in the kitchen, where meals can be 
handily served. Two bedrooms, with 
ample closets, and the whole arrangement 
on one floor — the entire plan adds up to 
a most attractive home for the family that 
wants to live in a brand new home of its 
own, and quit working for the landlord. 

1 17,100 Cubic Feet } 



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How Much to Pay for a Home 



M 

for them. 



ILLIONS of home loving Americans who are paying rent — 
and more than half of America's famihes are — might own 
homes of their own by making what is now rent money pay 



Under the old mortgage system, homes were built with relatively 
short term first mortgages, with second mortgages in addition, which 
made it a perpetual struggle to keep up payments and avoid foreclosure. 
Then came in a few short years the problem of renewals, with attendant 
expense, together with uncertainty as to whether the original lender 
was willing to renew; or, if not, whether money markets made mortgage 
funds available. 

As the result, many homes, after a period of years, had cost, inin- 
terest, as much or more than the original principal of the loan, — with, 
perhaps a heavy lien still existing. 

The Federal Housing Act has changed all this, much to the home 
owner's advantage. While under the old mortgage system it was ordin- 
arily required that a first mortgage be limited to 60 percent of the 
entire cost of the home, while the second mortgage usually carried a 
higher rate of interest. Now one may borrow up to 90 percent of the 
cost of his home, have twenty -five years or less to pay, and discharge his 
mortgage in monthly payments, like rent, and not necessarily exceed- 
ing in amount the monthly rent he would pay for a home of the same 
value, or even less. This monthly payment would include interest, a 
small charge for mortgage insurance, another small monthly fee for 
servicing the loan, and a considerable proportion on the principal. 

Under these conditions one who can make a down payment of 
lOpercent of the cost of his home (in which may be included the cost of 
his lot) it is easier now for the industrious citizen to own a home which 
will suit his family needs and which, with every monthly payment, 
comes nearer to unincumbered possession. 



One who contemplates building a home should enter into his plans 
deliberately and study carefully every angle of the proposition. He 
should not engage himself to pay for a home too expensive for his 
income. Authorities say that one can safely incur an obHgation to 
build a home of from 1^ to 2 3^ times his annual earnings in value. 
The man of large family needs more for food and clothing, and should 



stay nearer the lower limits, while the man with only a wife to support 
might well pay in higher limits. 

There are several economies which may well be observed. A house 
which one expects to make his dwelling for life should be built of good 
materials and with honest workmanship. It should not be too large, for 
heat and upkeep depend much on size. Nor should it be too small to 
accommodate the family in comfort. Insulation, while increasing 
original cost, will be a perpetual saving of heating cost, and a constant 
source of comfort, in all seasons. 

Location is important. It should be chosen in congenial surround- 
ings, accessible to transportation, with sewer, gas and electricity 
available; conveniently near school or church, and in a friendly neigh- 
borhood, where property values are not likely to decline. 

To secure the necessary financing, first select the general style and 
the si^e of a house that will suit your family needs. You can develop 
your ideas by a study of the plans in this book. Then, consult your 
lumber dealer or architect and get an idea of the cost of your home, with 
some rough sketches, indicating any modifications of the plan you 
select. With a good idea of the cost of your home, your lumber dealer 
or architect will direct you to the qualified lending agency where you 
may have a consultation regarding preliminaries, after which your 
application may be filled out, with the aid of the lending agency. The 
latter will have an appraisal made, and in due time the loan will be 
approved and your contract may be let. The lending agency will go 
over your plans expertly and point out to you any features which may 
need correction or modification. 

The following table shows the basis of financing and monthly 
payments in homes of varying cost, from which you can get an idea of 
how much your monthly payments will be on the home you propose to 
build. These figures are offered by the Federal Housing Administration. 
They do not include taxes or fire insurance, as these items vary in 
different localities, even in different sections of town or city. 

The figures are based on 20 years, with interest at 5%. A shorter 
term means, of course, larger monthly payments. The borrower has 
the privilege of paying off the entire obligation at any time, should his 
circumstances improve so as to make it possible. 

Own your home! It is the birthright of every family. Pay for it 
while enjoying its comforts and security. 



What it will Cost You to Pay for a Home Monthly Over a 20-year Period under the 

SINGLE MORTGAGE SYSTEM 

of the Federal Housing jidministration 



Federal Housing Administration appraised value of property 


$2,500.00 


$3,500.00 


$4,000,00 


$5,000.00 


$6,000.00 






*Mortgage loan (80 percent of appraised value) insurable by Federal Housing 
Administration . 


2,000.00 


2,800.00 


3,200.00 


4,000.00 


4,800.00 






Monthly payment to reduce PRINCIPAL and pay interest at (maximum) rate 
of 5 percent on the monthly reduced balances over 20-year repayment period 


16.50 


23.10 


26.40 


33.00 


39.60 


**Monthly payment on mortgage insurance 


1.03 


1.44 


1.65 


2.06 


2.47 






TOTAL 


$17.53 


$24.54 


$28.05 


$35.06 


$42.07 







*The Federal Housing Administration will insure up to 90% of 
the valuation on mortgages secured by new construction, where the 
commitment is made before construction has started, and when the 
amount of the loan is not over $5400, and the property is to be 
occupied by the owner. 

**Monthly payments on mortgage insurance is figured on the basis 
of one-half of 1% on reducing balances. This payment reduces each 
year. 



Each year's taxes and premiums for insurance against fire or other 
haz;ards are likewise paid in monthly installments covering one-twelfth 
of each year's taxes and insurance premiums. They are paid monthly 
to the mortgage lending institution in the same payment which covers 
interest, principal, mortgage insurance, and service fee. 

Note : Mortgage lenders may collect an initial service fee of not 
more than 2)4.% of the principal amount of the loan covering new 
construction, where inspection and partial disbursements are made; 
and 1% on loans secured by existing construction. 



AM figures in this chart are based upon the maximum permitted rate of interest. In sections of the country where prevailing 
interest rates are low, /ending institutions may, at their discretion, elect to charge lower rates m line with local practice. 



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BOOK OF 100 HOMES 

INDEX 



Adams 28 

Alameda 72 

Alcott 38 

Arcadia 90 

Ardmore 47 

Arlington 64 

Bancroft 27 

Bangor 99 

Beissel 101 

Belmont 57 

Ben Avon 50 

Ben Hova 50 

Berkshire 67 

Birkenhead 11 

Blaine 87 

Braddock 82 

Calhoun 83 

Calvin 29 

Camden 80 

Carleton 18 

Cavell 6 

Charlestown 20 

Clifton 77 

Clinton 94 

Gompton 42 

Cortland 78 

Crawford 4 

Cretin 55 

Cromwell 8 

Darby 93 

Dartmouth 35 

Downington 45 

Durham 76 

Earle 97 



merson 69 

Exeter 61 

Garfield 15 

Glendale 92 

Graham 30 

Greeley 51 

HaUfax 58 

Hamilton 33 

Harvard 81 

Holyoke 40 

Irving 36 

Jackson 49 

Jerome 68 

Judson 39 

Keniiworth 26 

Kenwood 19 

Lakewood 46 

Lancaster 79 

Lawton 103 

Leland 25 

Lexington 54 

Lincoln 59 

Lindfley 71 

Longfellow 79 

Lynn 100 

Madison 12 

Middlesex 9 

Millville 102 

Nantucket 74 

Norfolk 44 

Normandy 21 

Northampton 56 

Norwell 84 

Norwich 14 

Oakland 95 



Oflborn 3 

Oxford 10 

Palmer 98 

Pickford 41 

Pinehurst 88 

Prescott 24 

Princeton 62 

Revere 16 

Ridgewood 17 

Riverside 85 

Rutledge 96 

Sheridan 13 

Stanchfield 52 

Standish 75 

Swampscott 7 

Tarrymore 32 

Thornton 66 

Trewald 89 

VanBuren 53 

Vanderbilt 31 

Van Dyke 43 

Washington 5 

Waverly 86 

Webster 34 

Wellesley 23 

Wendell 22 

Westmore 73 

Weston 60 

Wheeling 48 

Wingate 65 

Winthrop 37 

Yale 91 

Yarmouth 70 

Yorkshire 63 



Your lumber dealer will readily answer any questions in regard to plans 
and blueprints, approximate costs or, the proper materials. 

Other Brown'Blodgett plan books available are "Selected Small Homes," 
"Practical Small Homes," "The Book of Small Homes," "The Book of 
New Homes," "The Home Plan Book," "Modern Farm and Suburban 
Buildings," "Book of Garages" and others. 

PUBLBHEItS: 

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