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Newest Home Plans for Better Living : Practical plans for medium priced homes.

Your Home Horizons and Building Guide

G.I. Home Planning Guide : floor plans-sketches. 26 New Homes that can be built under recent government C.P.A. Emergency Order.

Twenty New Prize Contest Small House Plans with bonus basements that bituminous coal can buy

American Plan Service

Homes : Planning or Dreaming?

New Homes for Today

Home Planners Inc.

Garlinghouse Ranch & Suburban Homes. Third Edition

How to Work Wonders With Your Home : decorating made easy with new, simplified step by step methods. By Hazel Kory Rockow, PhD. and Julius Rockow.

House & Home : the management magazine of America's biggest industry. Volume XXII, No. 3

Best Home Plans

The Miami Herald Book of Homes

Homes from PIC, By Alpha Sehlin, 1955



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Home Planning & Building Guides, 1938-1962 | University of Miami School of Architecture

By Gilda Santana

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Collection Overview

Title: Home Planning & Building Guides, 1938-1962Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1945

ID: ARC5500

Extent: 20.0 Items

Arrangement: Items are contained in folders and are housed in Architecture Secure Access Room for Special Collections.

Date Acquired: 07/15/2012

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection consists of publications for the planning and building of Florida homes.  The majority of the pamphlets and guidebooks in this collection were distributed through contractors, builders, and real estate agencies located primarily in the Florida region during the 1940s and 50s.

Subject/Index Terms

Architecture, Domestic
Suburban homes

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research. Library Use Only.

Acquisition Source: Jan Hochstim office in School of Architecture

Processing Information:

Items were treated (Hepa Vacuum) for inactive mold by the Richter Library Preservation/Conservation Department.  Items were placed in folders within legal-size archival document folder.

Ceci Martin and Hui Sheng created a single collection level catalog record for the “Home Planning and Building Guides” collection, which also lists the individual pamphlet titles.


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[Folder 1: Newest Home Plans for Better Living : Practical plans for medium priced homes., 1945],
[Folder 2: Your Home Horizons and Building Guide, 1945],
[Folder 3: G.I. Home Planning Guide : floor plans-sketches. 26 New Homes that can be built under recent government C.P.A. Emergency Order.],
[Folder 4: Twenty New Prize Contest Small House Plans with bonus basements that bituminous coal can buy, 1945],
[Folder 5: American Plan Service, 1945-1950],
[Folder 6: Homes : Planning or Dreaming?, 1950],
[Folder 7: New Homes for Today, 1946],
[Folder 8: Home Planners Inc. , 1948-1952],
[Folder 9: Garlinghouse Ranch & Suburban Homes. Third Edition],
[Folder 10: How to Work Wonders With Your Home : decorating made easy with new, simplified step by step methods. By Hazel Kory Rockow, PhD. and Julius Rockow., 1964],
[Folder 11: House & Home : the management magazine of America's biggest industry. Volume XXII, No. 3, September 1962],
[Folder 12: Best Home Plans, 1964],
[Folder 13: The Miami Herald Book of Homes, 1938],
[Folder 14: Homes from PIC, By Alpha Sehlin, 1955],
[All]

Folder 1: Newest Home Plans for Better Living : Practical plans for medium priced homes., 1945Add to your cart.
American Home Plan Service, Miami, Fort Worth, Los Angeles. P.O. Box 359, Miami Springs, Florida.
Folder 2: Your Home Horizons and Building Guide, 1945Add to your cart.

John Schaefer ©

Publishers : National Homes, Inc.  P.O. Box 3607, St. Petersburg, FL.

Folder 3: G.I. Home Planning Guide : floor plans-sketches. 26 New Homes that can be built under recent government C.P.A. Emergency Order.Add to your cart.

Guide for "Practical and Inexpensive Homes for G.I>'s that Meet F.H.A. and G.I. Loan Requirements"

G.I. Home Planning Service, St. Petersburg, FL

Folder 4: Twenty New Prize Contest Small House Plans with bonus basements that bituminous coal can buy, 1945Add to your cart.
Bituminous Coal Institute, New York, NY
Folder 5: American Plan Service, 1945-1950Add to your cart.
APS Homebuilding Plan Guidebooks / Miami, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, 2818 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL
Item 1: Your Future Home for Better Living : Practical Designs for the Homebuilder, 1945Add to your cart.
Item 2: APS Home Plans : 40 plans for 1,2 and 3 bedroom homes suitable for building anywhere in the U.S.A., 1946Add to your cart.
Item 3: APS Plans for Hotels, Apartments, Tourist Courts, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 4: Plans : Sunswept Homes, 1949Add to your cart.
Item 5: Plans for Your Future Home : practical designs for the homebuilder, 1950Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Homes : Planning or Dreaming?, 1950Add to your cart.
"75 individual designs, over 135 floor plans...complete working blueprints and material lists available".  Home Building Plan Service, Portland, OR
Folder 7: New Homes for Today, 1946Add to your cart.

by Paul R. Williams, A.I.A., author of The Small Home of Tomorrow.

Murray & Gee, Inc., Hollywood, CA

Folder 8: Home Planners Inc. , 1948-1952Add to your cart.
Home Planners, Inc. 16310 Grand River, Detroit 27, MI
Item 1: 58 Economy-Budget Custom Homes : designed for convenient living by Richard B. Pollman, one of America's foremost home designers, 1952Add to your cart.
Item 2: Designs for Convenient Living, 1946Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Garlinghouse Ranch & Suburban Homes. Third EditionAdd to your cart.

Residential planning guide

The L.F. Garlinghouse Company Incorporated, Topeka, KS

Folder 10: How to Work Wonders With Your Home : decorating made easy with new, simplified step by step methods. By Hazel Kory Rockow, PhD. and Julius Rockow., 1964Add to your cart.

H.S. Stuttman Co., Inc., New York, NY

Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, New York, NY

Folder 11: House & Home : the management magazine of America's biggest industry. Volume XXII, No. 3, September 1962Add to your cart.
Published by TIME Incorporated.
Folder 12: Best Home Plans, 1964Add to your cart.
Fawcett Publications, Greenwich, CT
Folder 13: The Miami Herald Book of Homes, 1938Add to your cart.
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Folder 14: Homes from PIC, By Alpha Sehlin, 1955Add to your cart.

Browse by Folder:

[Folder 1: Newest Home Plans for Better Living : Practical plans for medium priced homes., 1945],
[Folder 2: Your Home Horizons and Building Guide, 1945],
[Folder 3: G.I. Home Planning Guide : floor plans-sketches. 26 New Homes that can be built under recent government C.P.A. Emergency Order.],
[Folder 4: Twenty New Prize Contest Small House Plans with bonus basements that bituminous coal can buy, 1945],
[Folder 5: American Plan Service, 1945-1950],
[Folder 6: Homes : Planning or Dreaming?, 1950],
[Folder 7: New Homes for Today, 1946],
[Folder 8: Home Planners Inc. , 1948-1952],
[Folder 9: Garlinghouse Ranch & Suburban Homes. Third Edition],
[Folder 10: How to Work Wonders With Your Home : decorating made easy with new, simplified step by step methods. By Hazel Kory Rockow, PhD. and Julius Rockow., 1964],
[Folder 11: House & Home : the management magazine of America's biggest industry. Volume XXII, No. 3, September 1962],
[Folder 12: Best Home Plans, 1964],
[Folder 13: The Miami Herald Book of Homes, 1938],
[Folder 14: Homes from PIC, By Alpha Sehlin, 1955],
[All]



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