Chicago-style Bungalow - 1924 Radford's Blue Ribbon Homes - Brick Houses of the 1920s
The Chicago-style bungalow of the early 20th century was offered by Radford through the 1920s. During the 1920s especially, Radford had a distinctive style that is clearly depicted in Design 11364. The key identifiers include the use of brick, decorative stone or concrete work, and a narrow footprint, and a roofline perpendicular to the street, which fit neatly on relatively tight city lots. Given the room, this tile-roofed, two-bedroom plan could be placed parallel or perpendicular to the s...
Perimeter Architects has created a successful and unconventional design solution for this historic Chicago bungalow in Andersonville, resulting in a unique and beautifully transformed home, balancing old and new materials (all within HCBA's Design Guidelines)!
Thank you for this great vintage photo, Grace. This photo was taken at about 97th or 98th and Throop St., circa 1915. Whole blocks of bungalows were built to sell on spec by construction companies, like the one owned by Grace's grandfather. The sign reads "For Sale - Bungalows - Cash or easy terms."