American Builder [Magazine], Including "Building Developer" and "Home Building", December 1929, Vol. 48, No. 3 - Modernesque Overbrook-Hills-in-Merion Home Designed By E.Allen Wilson

By: Johnson, Bernard L.; Peker, Charles G.: Editors

Price: $495.00

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Condition: Fair


164 pages. Features: Editorial discusses the likely impact of the October 29 stock market crash on the building business; Optimistic Outlook for Sound Construction Projects - interview with Nicholas Roberts of S.W. Straus & Co.; President Hoover Enlists Builders to Stimulate Business - article with group photo; "Modernesque" - unique home built by McWilliams and Meloney outside Philadelphia; Mortgages Yielding Higher; How to Build the Colonial Entrance Pictured on Front cover; Waste not high wages makes building costly; The Story of the Development of Gladstone Manor, located in Lansdowne Borough, PA; Public Garages - a discussion of the layout of special buildings devoted to the handling and storing of motor cars - article with photo of the Glenn E. Holmes Garage, Chicago; A Sound Proof Studio Apartment - The Sherman Square Studios, West 73rd St., New York, are built to interest singers, artists and writers; Conveniently Equipped Kitchens Help Builders Sell; Six Model Homes in Cleveland; Home Plan Suggestions; All-Feature Home - complete workings plans to one-eighth inch scale for a model brick bungalow; Where Stores and Apartments are Combined - Rissman and Hirschfeld Architects designed a triangular structure at the diagonal intersection of Milwaukee Ave. and Diversey Blvd. in Chicagp; Framing the Gambrel Roof; Dozens of sensational illustrated ads, some in color, are sure to tickle any modern designer with a taste for the past; and more. Some writing on heavily-worn color-illustrated covers. Binding intact. A worthy reference copy of this wonderful vintage issue.

Title: American Builder [Magazine], Including "Building Developer" and "Home Building", December 1929, Vol. 48, No. 3 - Modernesque Overbrook-Hills-in-Merion Home Designed By E.Allen Wilson

Author: Johnson, Bernard L.; Peker, Charles G.: Editors

Categories: Americana, Magazine Back Issues, Architecture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Chicago, American Builder Publishing Corporation: 1929

Binding: Single Issue Magazine

Condition: Fair

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 143h5188

Keywords: American Builder Magazine, Home Construction - United States - 1920s, 1929 stock market crash, Nicholas Roberts, S.W. Straus & Co., President Hoover, Modernesque, McWilliams and Meloney, Colonial Entrance, Gladstone Manor, Lansdowne Borough, PA, Public Garages - design, Public Parking Garages - design, Glenn E. Holmes Garage, Chicago, Sound Proof Studio Apartment, The Sherman Square Studios, New York, Kitchen conveniences, Model Homes - Cleveland, Home Plan Suggestions, complete workings plans - brick bungalow, Rissman and Hirschfeld, Chicago, Gambrel Roof - Framing,