A seashore home from Craftsman inspiration, pp. 192-196
SEASHORE HOME ALONG CRAFTSMAN LINES A SEASHORE HOME FROM CRAFTSMAN INSPIRATION HEN the hot sultry days of a New York close in upon Man- hattan Island, imprisoning the city and its dwellers within walls of heat, then begins the general exodus of the wealthier inhabitants to the cool haunts of mountain, lake and shore. Many, how- ever, even of the well-to-do folk, must be left behind; their work needs them, and the only respite they can find from the mental strain of business and the physical oppres- s'on of the climate is in a couple of weeks' vacation and a few Saturdays and Sundays at some nearby resort. Some of the city workers are able to transfer their home life to a summer cot- tage, far enough from the city to be rest- ful and airy, yet near enough to permit travel each day between office and home. Thus wife and children can enjoy the healthful freedom of outdoor life all through the long summer, while the com- muters are refreshed by an invig-oratin- THE SUMMER HOME OF WILLIAM A. POTHIER, AT SEA GATE, CONEY ISLAND, DESIGNED BY CHARLES M. SUTTON. breath of nature, morning, evening and week-ends. Just how and where to secure a comfort- able, accessible and not too expensive sum- ALCOVE IN THE OWNER'S BEDROOM, WITH CUSHIONED WINDOW-SEAT ARRANGED ABOVE THE LOW RADIATOR.
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