A Residence at Rogers Park, Ill

1894 Scientific American  
Jdttdifie �med'nu, �t(hittdti and �uildtr!i atditiott. 51 A RESIDENCE AT SOUTHPORT, CONN. The engravings on pages 56 and 57 present a residence recently completed for Oliver T. Sherwoo d, Esq., at Southport, Conn. The design is unique and picturesque, and it shows a subject well treated in the modern Colonial style. The old Dutch chimneys, rough stonework and beaded windows on the exterior, and the paneled divans and antique cabinets in the interior, are in keeping with the antique effect so
more » ... ntique effect so successfully sought. The aim of the architect has been to present a design for a residence combining both artistic and pleasing elevations and well arranged plans. The underpinning, chimneys and baluf'· trade to piazza are built of field stone, laid up at random. The superstructure above, of wood, is sheathed, papered, and covered with shingles, and stained a dull shade of moss green, with white trimmings. The roof is also shingled. Dimensions: Front, 46 ft. 6 in.; side, 50 ft. 6 in., not including front piazza. Height of ceilings: Cellar,
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