An illustration of an eight story apartment building.

Eight Story Apartment Building

An illustration of an eight story apartment building.

An illustration of a proposed apartment house in New York City. "As a people we set a high value on domestic life; we venerate the hearthstone: yet here we are herded in hotels and boarding-houses where privacy is all but unknown and home-making impossible..." -Holland, 1874

Proposed Apartment House

An illustration of a proposed apartment house in New York City. "As a people we set a high value on…

An illustration of a proposed elevation for first-class apartment house.

Proposed Apartment House

An illustration of a proposed elevation for first-class apartment house.

An illustration of an elevator entrance.

Elevator Entrance

An illustration of an elevator entrance.

An illustration of an altered house which resulted into a double flat.

Double Flat Floor Plan

An illustration of an altered house which resulted into a double flat.

An illustration of the proposed lower floor plan of cheap flats.

Lower Floor Plan of Flat

An illustration of the proposed lower floor plan of cheap flats.

An illustration of the proposed upper floor plan of cheap flats.

Upper Floor Plan of Flat

An illustration of the proposed upper floor plan of cheap flats.

An illustration of a proposed family hotel in New York City. "There is probably no great city in the world which needs a reform in domestic architecture more urgently than New York; as there us none which contains such a preponderance of dwellings unsuited to the wants of the people who inhabit them." -Holland, 1874

Proposed Family Hotel

An illustration of a proposed family hotel in New York City. "There is probably no great city in the…

The birthplace of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York, New York.

The Birthplace of Theodore Roosevelt

The birthplace of President Theodore Roosevelt in New York, New York.

An opulent apartment in Pompeii.

Triclinium

An opulent apartment in Pompeii.