Concrete Country Residences : Photographs and Floor Plans of Turn-of-the-Century Homes (Dover Books on Architecture)
Atlas Portland Cement Co.ISBN: 0486427331;
Book Description This reprint of a construction company's rare 1908 catalog promoting the lasting value, comfort, and economy of concrete houses includes more than 140 photographs of early twentieth-century homes and apartment houses, most of them accompanied by floor plans. Among the structures depicted are elegant homes in the suburbs of New York and Boston, as well the Palm Beach, Florida, residence of Miami developer H. M. Flagler and the Kennebunkport, Maine, home of D. D. Walker, the great-great-grandfather of President George W. Bush. A valuable and entertaining reference for home restorers, architectural historians, and devotees of American domestic architecture.
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