National Geographic : 1923 Nov
< - " : A. F. B. A. HOUSE No. 702 Designedfor Service Department,American Face Brick Association This is one of the ninety-six artistic and well-planned Face Brick houses shown in "Face Brick Bungalow and Small House Plans." The Truly Economical Home EVERY year more and more home-builders learn the secret of building an economical home.They are find ing that the house which costs the least to maintain is the cheapest to own. This is one reason why so many Face Brick houses are being built today. Slow depreci ation, a minimum of repairs and upkeep, painting only around doors and windows, low insurance rates, and smaller fuel bills - all contribute to the economy of the Face Brick house. The fats are discussed in "The Story SFACR Rt of Brick." For your copy, address American Face Brick SAssociation, 1737 Peoples Life Building, Chicago, Illinois. Send for these booklets: "The Story of Brick" is an attractive booklet ings, specifications and masonry quantity esti withbeautifulillustrationsofmodernhomes, and mates at nominal prices. discusses such matters as Comparative Costs, Ba- "The Home of Beauty" contains fifty designs of sic Requirements in Building, the Extravagance Face Brick houses, mostly two stories, represent of Cheapness, Financing the Building of a Home, ing a wide variety of architectural styles and in and kindred subjects. A copy will be sent free to terior arrangements. These houses were selected any prospective home-builder. from 350 designs submitted in a nation-wide "Face Brick Bungalow and Small House Plans" Architectural Competition. Sent for fifty cents. embrace 96 designs of Face Brick bungalows and We also distribute complete working drawings, small houses. These houses are unusual and dis- specifications and quantity estimates for these tinctive in design, economical to build, and con- houses at nominal cost. venient in floor plan. "Face Brick Bungalow and "The Home Fires" is a new book containing Small House Plans" are issued in four booklets, twenty attractive original fireplace designs, for showing 3 to 4-room houses, 5-room houses, 6- which complete plans may be purchased for one room houses, and 7 to 8-room houses. The entire dollar, and twenty-five pictures of fireplaces de set for one dollar; any one of the books, twenty- signed bywell-known architects. Also an article on five cents. We can supplycomplete workingdraw- fireplace construction. Sent for twenty-five cents. B-III- I- I- - -I Il- - - - - - I - - - - - "