Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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ll withnook fitted up for a den, three bedrooms, and abathroom. Each of the bedrooms have goodclosets, and the bathroom has porcelain fixturesand exposed nickel-plated plumbing. There is astorage-room on the third floor. There is a hot-water heaterin the cellar which contains the fuel rooms. Mr. C. E.Schermerhorn, of Philadelphia, was the architect of thishouse. A Dwelling Built for Edwin J. Lucas, Esq.At Mount Vernon, New York The modern dwelling illustrated in Figures 3, 4, and 5, andbuilt for Mr. Edwin J. Lucas, has an underpinning andfirst story of rough rub-ble field stone. The sec-ond story, of wood, iscovered on the exteriorframework withmatched sheathing, andthen cedar shingles,which are left toweather finish. The roofis also covered withshingles. The hall and living-rooms are trimmed withwhite pine, treated withivory-white enamel.These two rooms areseparated by an arch-way, supported on flutedIonic columns. Thestairway has oak treads,painted risers, posts,and balusters, and a
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1 —White-painted Clapboards and a Dark-green Shingle Roof Constitute theColor Scheme of the Exterior mahogany rail. The ceiling is beamed, and there is a paneledwainscoting, as well as a seat at the side of the staircase. The living-room has a high-paneled wainscoting, the sameas the hall, and the walls above it are covered with crimsonburlap. The ceiling is beamed, and the bay window has a pan-eled seat. The large open fireplace is built of rubble fieldstone with a hearth of brick and a shelf of stone, rough-hewn. The dining-room is trimmed with chestnut and isfinished with a soft-brown color. The butlers pantry and kitchen are well fitted upwith the best modernconveniences, and thelobby is large enough toadmit an ice-box. The second story istreated with whiteenamel trim and mahog-any doors. It containsan open hall, four bed-rooms, and a bath, thelatter being tiled andfurnished with porcelainfixtures. The servantsquarters and trunk-roomare placed on the thirdfloor. The cementedcell
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