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Small Houses of the Forties

With Illustrations and Floor Plans
Group, Harold E. (Book - 2007 )
Small Houses of the Forties
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Designed for families with "limited budgets but unlimited good taste," here are 56 floor plans and elevations of houses that originally cost less than $15,000 to build. Recommended by financial institutions of the era, they range from Colonials to Cape Cods. Architecture enthusiasts and restorers will value this flashback to a simpler time.
Authors: Group, Harold E.
Title: Small houses of the forties
with illustrations and floor plans
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover, 2007
Characteristics: 138 p. :,ill., plans ;,28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Harold E. Group
Notes: Includes index
Originally published: House-of-the-month book of small houses. Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Publishing Co., 1946
ISBN: 9780486455983
048645598X
Branch Call Number: 728.37 G882s 2007
Subject Headings: Architecture, Domestic United States 20th century Designs and plans Small houses United States Designs and plans
Topical Term: Architecture, Domestic
Small houses
LCCN: 2007277640
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These simple, affordable designs are typical of the thousands of houses built in the Portland area during the housing boom of the 1940s. Most of the houses shown in this book are far more down-to-earth than glamorous or space-age, but they definitely have a modern tone with practical floorplans, ... Read More »


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