Title: Garden cities in theory and practice; being an amplification of a paper on the potentialities of applied science in a garden city, read before Section F of the British Association
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Sennett, Alfred Richard
Subjects: Garden cities
Publisher: London, Bemrose
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Toronto
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at once see thatsimilar advantages again accrue in regard to themultiple subdivision of these half-acre plots. Takethe instance of a tenant desiring to confine himselfto a flower-garden. He has the option of takingand building his house upon the minimum areaapportioned to the particular promenade he mayhave selected by renting the frontage plot ofland of one-third of an acre in extent. Shouldhe desire, in addition, a walled-in kitchen-garden,he would take in conjunction with the frontageplot the hexagon immediately behind the siteselected by him. If a stable or joint stable bejdesired, one of the two hexagons on either side ofsuch site would be comprised ; whilst, if more landwere desired, then two or three additional hexagonscould be taken in, in which case the total areacould be increased to either two-thirds or three-quarters of an acre, or more than double that ofthe minimum and twice that of his neighbour.I would now wish to draw the readers attention 178 A First Promenade West.
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Second Promenade West.
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