The New York Times (New York, New York) 29 September 1916 Page 7

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The New York Times
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29 September 1916  Page 7 - I j j fNEW VERSALLES,, SHOWN. Artists' Colony...
I j j fNEW VERSALLES,, SHOWN. Artists' Colony and Horn by 3oa-Id 3oa-Id 3oa-Id Exptalntd at Academy. Building operations will begin on tha - New Versailles," tha proposed community community home and artists colony on Munhssset ay tflfora tha nest snow files, according to 3. Stuart Btackton, 'President of the enterprise, in a state- state- ment made last evening at tha Academy of Design. The occasion wss a private iw of the model of the group of bulH-! bulH-! bulH-! ings by Thomas Hastings, the architect. A aeaaida chateau, tha first structure to go. up on the 2uo acres which the establishment establishment will occupy, will eost 13.5).-uiO, 13.5).-uiO, 13.5).-uiO, and 1,&UO.OUO is required before tne work can be begun. It Is this sum which Mr. Blackton expects will be raised before before Winter. Tha proposed community will include country ; and aeasida homes with city convenlet ces, aJid is planned to obviate the serva-M serva-M serva-M qwjatior.. putting the work of thoee wao care for the building and its occupants on a new basis. They will have an eight-hour eight-hour eight-hour day. with their own tennis courts and swimming pools. Edward H. Fallows. Robert Aitkia. Walter Russell, and Mr.: Biarkton explained explained thla with the full details of the plan last night. The New Versailles,"' entirely completed, will cost over $26,-miO.OCO. $26,-miO.OCO. $26,-miO.OCO. and will accommodate 000 fam ilies. It will then form: the largest building In the world. The part of it which will first be completed, the ChAteau by the Sea." will alone be twice as largo as the big public library build ing tn mis city, s

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