A Modern Doorway

1902 Scientific American  
THE residence illustrated on the cover, and also on page 24 , has been recently erected at Fanwood , N. J. A characteristic feature is the four square red brick columns at the front , which are laid up in red mortar. The underpinning is built of red brick laid up in a similar manner. The superstructure is constructed of wood and it is covered on the exterior framework with matched sheathing , building paper, and then clap boards. The whole exterior is painted a pure white. The blinds are
more » ... a bottle-green. The roof is cov ered with shingles and stained a deep red, crowning the whole with a Spanish-Italian effect. The chim neys are topped out with red brick. Dimensions: Front , 45 ft.; side , 40 ft. , not including piazza. Height of ceilings: Cellar, 7 ft.; first story, 10 ft.; second, 9 ft.; third , 8 ft. The plan shows a central hall, square
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