National Geographic : 1921 Apr
House at Chicago. Paul F. Olsen, Architet lhe Utili, Strength and Beauty ofthe HOUSE ofBRICK USE FACE BRICK "The Story of Brick" An artistic booklet with attrac tive illustrations and useful infor mation for all who intend to build. The Romance of Brick. Extravagance of Cheapness, Comparative Costs, How to Fi nance the Building of a Home, are a few of the subjects treated. Your copy is awaiting your re quest. Send today. "The Home of Beauty" A book of fifty design, of attrac tive small Face Brick houses, selected from four hundred drawings entered in a national architectural competition. The houses represent a wide variety of architectural styles, with skillful handling of interior arrange ments. Sent on receipt of fifty cents in stamps. Do you want to compete forthe Face 'Brick and the full work ing drawings for one of these Home ofBeauty houses? Com petition open toyoung married women. Send for particulars. "The Home of 'Beauty" will be sent free to competitors. T HE THREE basic requirements in building a home are utility, strength and beauty. Utility depends on skill in interior arrangement; strength and beauty, primarily on the material employed. More and more, builders are coming to re alize that the Face Brick home gives them the utmost of these qualities, at the greatest ulti mate economy. Face Brick offers almost limitless artistic pos sibilities. Through durabilityand fire-safety, and byreducing repairs,depreciation, insurance rates and fuel costs to a minimum, it gives you, in the long run,the cheapest house you can build.You will find a full discussion of these matters in "The Story of Brick:' American Face Brick Association 1137 Westminster Building * Chicago "Mention The Geographic-It identifies you"