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The American Foursquare or American Four Square is an American house style popular from the mid-1890s to the late 1930s. [1]

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A Fireproof House for $5000

"A Fireproof House for $5000" was an article and house design by Frank Lloyd Wright which was published in the Ladies' Home Journal in April 1907.

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American Craftsman

The American Craftsman style, or the American Arts and Crafts movement, is an American domestic architectural, interior design, landscape design, applied arts, and decorative arts style and lifestyle philosophy that began in the last years of the 19th century.

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American System-Built Homes

The American System-Built Homes were modest houses designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

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A basement or cellar is one or more floors of a building that are either completely or partially below the ground floor.

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A bathroom is a room in the home for personal hygiene activities, generally containing a sink (basin) and either a bathtub, a shower, or both.

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A bedroom is a room of a house, mansion, castle, palace, hotel, dormitory, apartment, condominium, duplex or townhouse where people sleep.

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A boiler is a closed vessel in which fluid (generally water) is heated.

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California bungalow

California bungalow is a style of residential architecture that was popular across the United States, and to varying extents elsewhere, from around 1910 to 1939.

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A closet (especially in North American usage) is an enclosed space used for storage, particularly that of clothes.

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Dining room

A dining room is a room for consuming food.

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A dormer is a roofed structure, often containing a window, that projects vertically beyond the plane of a pitched roof.

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.

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A furnace is a device used for high-temperature heating.

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A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation in a dwelling or in a commercial establishment.

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Living room

In Western architecture, a living room, also called a lounge room, lounge or sitting room, is a room in a residential house or apartment for relaxing and socializing.

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Mass production

Mass production, also known as flow production or continuous production, is the production of large amounts of standardized products, including and especially on assembly lines.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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A neighbourhood (British English), or neighborhood (American English; see spelling differences), is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area.

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A porch (from Old French porche, from Latin porticus "colonnade", from porta "passage") is a term used in architecture to describe a room or gallery located in front of the entrance of a building forming a low front, and placed in front of the facade of the building it commands.

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Prairie School

Prairie School was a late 19th- and early 20th-century architectural style, most common to the Midwestern United States.

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Robert M. Lamp House

The Robert M. Lamp House (1903) is a residence at 22 N. Butler Street in Madison, Wisconsin, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for "Robie" Lamp (1866–1916), a realtor, insurance agent, and Madison City Treasurer.

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Sears, Roebuck and Company, colloquially known as Sears, is an American chain of department stores founded by Richard Warren Sears and Alvah Curtis Roebuck in 1892, reincorporated (a formality for a history-making consumer sector initial public offering) by Richard Sears and new partner Julius Rosenwald in 1906.

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A stairway, staircase, stairwell, flight of stairs, or simply stairs is a construction designed to bridge a large vertical distance by dividing it into smaller vertical distances, called steps.

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Streetcar suburb

A streetcar suburb is a residential community whose growth and development was strongly shaped by the use of streetcar lines as a primary means of transportation.

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The Aladdin Company

The Aladdin Company was a pioneer in the pre-cut, mail order home industry.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Victorian architecture

Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.

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Walter Burley Griffin

Walter Burley Griffin (November 24, 1876February 11, 1937) was an American architect and landscape architect.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Foursquare

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