National Geographic : 1927 Oct
Face Brick | AMERICANFACEBRICK ASSOCIATION BEFORE you buy or build a house ask yourself these questions. Will its design, treatment and the material used in its construction be as popular in ten years as it is now? Will your house be as salable? These are important considerations in your decision. Unusual designs and daring wall effects may be a transitory public fancy - and, there fore, a speculative investment. The house that is conservative in design and treatment and substan tial in construction is always the soundest investment. All the colors, allthe textures and all the artistic effects which may be em ployed with safety may be had in face brick. And in buying or build ing ~ - ing a face brick house you have the S-.- security offered by the permanency -- "'- of face brick. Conservative and honest builders who build houses to sell are build ing of face brick. It will pay you to seek such a builder. Or ifyou expect to build your own house you will be interested in learning why it is real economy to use face brick. You will find the booklets listed below both interesting and helpful to you. AMERICAN FACE BRICK ASSOCIATION 1737 Peoples Life Building Chicago,Illinois Rich in colors, distinctive in textures and endowed with endurance that defies time, face brick possesses that rare beauty which never grows old. The house built of face brick becomes lovelier with the passing years and always says "worth-while folks live here." FACE BRICK "The Story of Brick"-a beauti fully illustrated booklet for the home buyer and home-builder. Sent free. "A New Housefor the Old "-an interesting book on remodeling. Sent free. "The Home of Beauty"-contain ing 50 two-story, six-room houses, in a wide variety of designs. Sent for 50 cents. "FaceBrickBungalowandSmall House Plans"-Fourbooklets showing designs and floor plans for inexpensive 3 to 4-room, 5-room, 6-room and 7 to 8-room houses. Each 25 cents. Complete set, $1.00. "-W - o z. A,"