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 birdhouse in a tree limb.

Birdhouse in Tree Limb

An illustration of a birdhouse in a tree limb.

An illustration of an elevator entrance.

Elevator Entrance

An illustration of an elevator entrance.

An embroidered housing.

Ephippia

An embroidered housing.

A double floor showing bridging joists at a, binders at b, and ceiling joists at c.

Double Floor

A double floor showing bridging joists at a, binders at b, and ceiling joists at c.

A framed floor showing floor-joists at a, binding-joist at b, ceiling joists at c, and girder at d.

Framed Floor

A framed floor showing floor-joists at a, binding-joist at b, ceiling joists at c, and girder at d.

A single floor showing joists at a, a, a.

Single Floor

A single floor showing joists at a, a, a.

House front

House

House front

House front

House

House front

Outline drawing of a house.

House

Outline drawing of a house.

An illustration of a house with trees on either side.

House

An illustration of a house with trees on either side.

An landscape illustrating a house set behind a hill.

House Behind a Hill

An landscape illustrating a house set behind a hill.

An illustration of a house blueprint with Spanish titles on rooms.

House Blueprint with Spanish Titles

An illustration of a house blueprint with Spanish titles on rooms.

An illustration of a house with a chimney.

House with a Chimney

An illustration of a house with a chimney.

An illustration of a two story house with a chimney.

Two Story House with Chimney

An illustration of a two story house with a chimney.

An illustration of a two story house with a tree near it.

Two Story House with Tree

An illustration of a two story house with a tree near it.

A small fortified house during the fourteenth century to ensure the house does not get destroyed during war.

Fourteenth Century Fortified House

A small fortified house during the fourteenth century to ensure the house does not get destroyed during…

An illustration of a housing joint.

Housing Joint

An illustration of a housing joint.

Long House of the Iroquois Indians.

Long House

Long House of the Iroquois Indians.

Clapboard or bevel siding is the horizontal and overlapping style of laying board on the exterior of a house. "C, clapboard siding, g being rabbeted at the lower margins and g' simply overlapped." -Whitney, 1911

Clapboard Siding

Clapboard or bevel siding is the horizontal and overlapping style of laying board on the exterior of…

An illustration a typical street during the fourteenth century. The house in the back have Gothic tracery in the windows and arched doors common during the period. On the left side, the horses are carrying a horse litter for transporting goods.

Fourteenth Century City Street

An illustration a typical street during the fourteenth century. The house in the back have Gothic tracery…

A pavilion or portable lodge of canvas or other coarse cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, for camping.

Tent

A pavilion or portable lodge of canvas or other coarse cloth, stretched and sustained by poles, for…

An Indian cabin or hut, of a conical shape, made of bark or mats.

Wigwam

An Indian cabin or hut, of a conical shape, made of bark or mats.