Originally Published 1933!
bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication of the
original "Houses of Stone" originally published 1933! This author provided
some of the best books of the time regarding 1930's stone home and
building architecture and floor plans! The low to moderate income families
of the time clamoured for this type of item and with good reason! (Original is
NOT for sale)
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This HISTORIC item contains 171 pages of line
drawings, floor plans, front and/or side elevations, and
fundamentals for creating the extremely handsome ORIGINAL 1930's ERA STONE
HOMES and OUTBUILDINGS! There are 24+ DIFFERENT
HOUSE FLOOR PLANS included! If there are multiple floors per house the
floor plans for all levels are included! Many of the designs
range from several-room dwellings to multi-level structures with many planned
spaces, such as: kitchens, dining rooms, pantries, breakfast nooks,
bathrooms, washrooms, stairways, bedrooms, interior pathways, attics,
balconies, fireplaces, halls, screened and unscreened porches, sleeping rooms,
breakfast rooms, sleeping porches, central chimneys, external chimneys,
sunrooms, closets, cupboards, offices, attached laundry, etc!
You will find this an insightful guide to assist you along the
way to recreating the household architecture of a classy and genteel society!
Architects, students of design, architectural historians, old
house restorers, researchers and historical home preservationists will find
this book of home plans on cd a spectacular source book of
authentic Depression Era home designs!
Here is an OLD, resourceful and exceptional home
architect, house and floor plan CD REPUBLICATION. These homes are the essence of the characteristics of the homes built by our American ancestors
during the 30's Depression Era! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your
own version of another wonderful instructional book revealing our heritage
from early America and Europe style!
Table of Contents:
Imaginative Discussion of Stone Masonry Houses
1. The Significance of Field Stone as a Building Material
2. Why are handlaid stone house not more numerous?
3. Is a Stone Veneer House a Masonry House?
4. Concrete Ideal Structurally but not always Ideal
5. Where does the Flagg House Fit Economically?
6. Is Flagg Masonry a Fake?
7. Where does the Flagg House Fit Artistically?
Planning the House
9. First Experiences with Flagg Houses.
10. Ceiling Heights.
11. Rules for Economical Design of Masonry Houses.
12. Discussion Plan 117. A House of Units Designed to Grow.
13. Discussion Plan 72. A Small House for a Bachelor.
14. Discussion Plan 124. A Small Studio House.
15. Discussion Plan 122. A Small Six Room Cape Code House.
16. Discussion Plan 57. The Author's House.
17. How Does a Side Hill Lot Affect Costs?
18. Discussion Plan 118. A Small House on a Side Hill for a School
19. Discussion Plan 129-A. A House on a Side Hill Built Around a Garden and a
20. Discussion Plan 104. A House on a Side Hill Planned to Take Advantage of a
21. Discussion Plan 114 and a Few of Its Variations. Plans 115 and
22. Discussion Plan 128 and Its Later Growth.
23. Discussion Plan 68 - Plan 114 Grown Up.
24. A Simple Problem in the Arithmetic of Design.
25. Insulation and Ventilation - Air Space Versus No Air
26. Plan 203. A logical Combination - Concrete and Steel.
27. Plan 203. A logical Combination - Concrete and Steel.
28. Security Versus 1929's "What Price Glory."
Technical Details of Flagg Masonry Construction
29. Evolution of the Stone Wall to the Flagg Stone Wall.
30. Details of Flagg Masonry Construction.
31. Details of Finish of Exterior and Preparation of
32. Some Hints on Interior Finish.
33. What Does Flagg Masonry Cost?
34. How to Estimate the Cost of a House.
35. Advice on Selection of the Land on Which to Build.
36. Price? Does it Classify a House?
Headquarters of the Author's Family, Built from Stone Picked Up within a Radius
of 200 Feet of the House Itself. (Plan 57)
White-washed Flag Masonry. The Design Smacks of
Called for a Farmhouse Type.
Quite a Large House tho the Low Side Walls Conceal it Well.
Houses are More Easily Molded to the Site than Frame.
Matter How Small, a Stone House could never be Called a
are Always Interesting.
Ceiling Adds Rather than Detracts from the Size of this
Peasant Type of Colonial Interior.
should Always Look as tho it had Grown Slowly.
Simple Rectangle Seems just a Seed around which a Real Home should be Built
cupboard no more Authentic - No Better Looking than this could be had from an
of the Author's Living Room Showing Deep Window Reveals Characteristic of Stone
Houses, the Window Sill
Pine Paneled Rooms are always Attractive
114 and 115.
another Variation of Plan 114.
was the Vogue Two Years Ago
Room Plan 114.
A. It Grew and Grew.
and Concrete. A Logical Combination. Plan 203.
Ceiling Gives Quite a Little Dignity to a Room. Plan 151.
to the Ground.
Masonry has a Texture and Beauty of Its Own.
Fireplace Being Poured.
Stone Cottage Being Built. Upper Cut Shows Outside Forms in Place...Lower Five
the Road to Give Privacy in Rear
from the Old Method of Hanging the Laundry in the Rear and Rubbernecking and
Being Rubbernecked on the Old Type Front Porch. The Back Yard of the
Expensive but Most Gracious Type.
Ceilings are not Beyond the Average Pocketbook when Finished in Pine and
Plaster - Cove Molding - Black Slate Window Sills Combine to Breed Trim
and Shingle Combined Logically.
Shrieking for Help with the Grounds.
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comes in a protective case!
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