Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 71
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 71

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 71
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-Photos bv Joe Rtslngcr Off-white carpeting forms Tne background for the contemporary furnishings of' ine home of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Johnston. By Stella George |N SURROUNDINGS that that represent the personalities of the owners, Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Johnston are celebrating their 60 years of marriage in a new residence at 32831 Martha Ann Dr., Rossmoor. The dwelling is in contemporary mood and is an expression of beauty throughout. Off w h i t e c a r p e t i n g throughout the home emphasizes the spaciousness of the place, at the same time adding to the feeling of modern, PUIXING UP STAKES? Whether you're buying or selling real estate, make it a point to put your money and papers Jn the bands of an experienced, established Escrow Agent. It's the one sure way to protect your interest through every Btage of the transaction. Consult your local real estate agent. Escrow with the bank you know... BANK OF AMERICA .12 sils'gi 1 ASitbih4» ! »' 'ftitt i VrttM tifetb Ia.vjr.4 Celebratinj 60 Years gracious living. In the living room an off-while couch faces antiqued, mirror-topped coffee tables in shades of pink and blue. The fireplace is off-white brick. At one side of the couch a low chest is topped with a tall table lamp. In an alcove at the left rear of the couch, a green tree grows in a floor planter. An occasional chair and table are nearby. At the other end of the large living room is a curved couch facing a marble-lopped table. The couch is covered with a blue, pink, and green fabric--tones subtly blended into one. AT THE HEAR of the living room is a tropic room, a recent addition. At a glance, the room appears to be glass enclosed. Close inspection, however, reveals that the large f i t t e d panels which form the walls (over the screens) are made of a clear, plaslic material that is transparent, durable and attractive. Backing the green screens, the walls lend an exciting touch of color. Individual panels can be removed for ventilation purposes if desired. The room has the restful quality of a green sea or pool. Pink wrought iron furniture complements the walls and gives a luxury note to the area. The dining room, adjoining the living room is separated from the kitchen by a low, sit-down dining bar. Handsome lamps are hung from . the ceiling. Paper on the walls resembles an expensive fabric w i t h a gold embossed design. Attention is called to This it an exterior view of the home of the Johnstons who are "horaymooning" after 60 years of married life. Ornamental IRON CCLUKHI Jigorj, S T A I f l V RAILS, INTERIOR!, G A T E I , CUT *»D W R O U G H T IROK FURNITURE Locally Owned and Operateo Since 1950. Ornamental Iron Manufactured In Ou* Own SJiop WEST COAST METALCRAFTS PHONE GArfield 4-1564 3980 CHERRY AYE. T ' ME

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