Our customers Lisa and Terry’s wedding date was set. Now the question was, “Where to live?” Coincidentally, Terry’s mother was ready to sell the home where he lived for much of his childhood. A deal was made and the house was kept in the family. The neighborhood is an ideal place to bring up a [...]
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In 1910 electricity was fairly new and not wide spread. Some of the fixtures sold at the time were mere adaptations of gas-light styles, absent elaborate Victorian decoration. For example, solid stems on ceiling fixtures to encase pipes running gas were incorporated in early electric lighting designs. By the 1920s most urban and suburban homes [...]
An American Foursquare is a popular early 20th century house plan with a square or rectangular footprint, usually with 2-1/2 stories, four main rooms on the first floor, a full-width front porch and a hipped roof. American Foursquare Houses can be found nationwide & are also sometimes referred to as Prairie Boxes or Square Plans. [...]