[2015] Javier de Gonzalo (US History): 1920s Architecture

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[2015] Javier de Gonzalo (US History): 1920s Architecture

MansionsMost of America’s castles, palaces, and mansions were built in the 1920s, before there was income tax, during a time when the rich were extremely rich. During the roaring twenties, prosperity soared and the dream of living in one of these

SkyscraperThe skyscraper first emerged in the land-strapped areas of New York City, New York and Chicago, Illinois toward the end of the 19th century. Engineers of the 1920's considered that 2000 feet high was the maximum height that a skyscraper could be built.

1920's Architecture

BungalowA low house, with a broad front porch, having either no upper floor or upper rooms set in the roof, typically with dormer windows.

Modern architecture or modernist architecture is a term applied to an overarching movement, with its exact definition and scope varying widely

Sleeping PorchProvided a suitable sleeping environment in both summer and winter through the use of wire screens, casement windows, and correct orientation.

Breakfast nookIt was a compact space-saving eating area located near the kitchen and in smaller homes it replaced the dining room or saved the dining table from taking up lounge room space. Sometimes the seating doubled up as storage chests by making the long seats with a hinged lid.


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