Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 40
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January 30, 1957

Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 40

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» 2| Wed., Jan. 30. 1957 OSKALOOSA DAILY HERALD Oskdooso Homes from page 85) probably is the most unusual built \ te Oskaloose last yer. The ceil-; ing has mahogany beams, and the j adjoining breakfast room has twin-; pane windows which extend from! the top of built-in benches to the ceiling. Oven, dishwasher, counter; burners, electric garbage disposal,' birch cabinets, exhaust fan and a twin stainless steel sink all are built into the kitchen. One wall of the kitchen is of the brick which forms the back of the living room fireplace. A rotisserie, or built-in place for barbecues, is included in the brickwork. A door from the breakfast room leads to a roofed patio surrounded by trees. The house has three bedrooms. There i* a large master bedroom, a guest room and a room for the Kruegers' two sons. Scott, 9, and Todd, 5. Each bedroom has a wall of closets with sliding doors. The hall in the bedroom wing has an «xit to the rear patio, a broom closet and a clothes chute. The bathroom has a square corner tub, a lavatory surrounded, with cabinets for storing linens! and a large built-in vanity with a j knee-hole so that one can sit down while using the large mirror. Floors throughout the house are of asphalt tile. Mr. Krueger is a salesman with; Continental Manufacturing Co. THE GOODMAN'S had their ·ffaftalf tatfc tlM utility room. to ·etinea'to b* architect (or the IMUM. The Next to tt to a awrtli g»n«e with The bedroom-win* of the taouae tall «rtth * cedar-lined ckwet, two bearoon* awl a tetb* room. Both h*rtmonM iMive an «a- wall of Konge (pace with sliding birch doors. Mauve carpeting- U tued in both rooms. The *»»»"«««"· ha* fixtures of desert oand with a color described as "pink mist" on the walls and green ceramic tile wsinscotting- Built-in linen closet, counter, drawers and vanity are of birch. A medicine cabinet over the sink has large mirror hinged on each side of it so that it can be used as a three-way mirror. is completely air eomdiUoBed and is heated with propaae (**· *feic to stored ia a large tank behind the house. THE ftCSSEU. MOWABDS used a magarine picture of a Cape Cod home as their inspiration in planning their new home at 146 North Highland avenue. The house has vertical plywood and battens Ion the exterior. It is painted red, ! with red shingles on the roof and ; shining white shutters and trim. I There is an attached garage, full I basement and an "expandable ! attic" which could be finished into i two more bedrooms and a fourth (bathroom. j The Howards moved from an 11- · room house to what basically is a ; four-room house, but careful plan* than they had ia their large The bedroom and the ation guestroom-dem have large closets with staling doors. Tbe hall has a coat closet, a storage ckwet and two linen eloeeta, the two bathrooms have a wail of counter space with storage area below, and the basement and attic have storage areas. BAXDAL.WOOD, the name of a rosy-brown shade, is the color which predominates throughout the house. It is used in the formica top on the kitchen counters, for walls, woodwork and draperies in the living room and in the shag carpet which covers all floors of the house, including the two bathrooms, except in the kitchen and entry hall. adjustable the fireplace. above the shti»ai «*· favorite piece* of chiB* *jM placed upoa thtm. Than In ture window in the looks oat tcpon Furniture in th* room vincial style. The dipiny area. the living room and wall paper in a browa aad provincial design. Eggshell tile is on the floor of this and the kitchen. Braat light fixture* are used. Stainless steel sink. OSKALOOSA HOMES . . . (CoattMie* «a pat* St The Harold Parkers' living room pull-down light fixture which is j their children to visit them. There, «·*** a mantel and a raised a.^active with the provincial style is a large guest room and jn the hearth. Opposite th* fireplace wall 4ble and china closet, den there Is a piece of furniture f and forming a corner of the entry is a built-in china which can be used as either a bed; hall is a planter made of the same provide more storage or a couch. ' stone with walnut panelling abov* space. Their children are Mrs- Gene Draw drapes in the living room;Froyd of Cherokee, Tom of Ot- and dining alcove are made of jtumwa, and John, "~* --"· There closet to stationed with It The room, 30 by 15 feet has s "domed ceiling" which *"·*»«« that provincial and antique furniture ^ valu , ^.*,*,,^ and their "hi-fi" set in mind as j "^ sheer6 c^ee n " m aterial Ithe armed forces at Fort Lewi* the ceiling around the perimeter they planned their new _home. j ; _^ h ° ff ^ ^^^ roOm Uwash. I* the room i. about 3 inches Their guide was a plan which they found in a magazine. ; -irpnlace The house is built atop a hill: ^epiace at 125 Solar drive on the east edge of Oskaloosa, with an ex- BOHNSACKS, who have lower than in the remainder of th« ning ^ alco-e, Kt- make a brick wall for | lived at Taintor for 33 years, now one side of it. A small barbecue j have a brick ranch-style home The adjoining dining alcove has uses the saice chimnev as th*j whose address is "Highway 63, the same sculptured beige carpet large living room fireplace. j North." It is located on a 12-acre j as is in the living room and hall. The kitchen is unusually large JPK* three-quarters and has built-in birch cabinets on ° f north of Oskaloosa. two bedrooms,' bath, i two walls, including a broom Mr. Bohnsack is manager of a two Deorooms, oaui,, _ .. . . ,, _ _ . _ _ _ J ,,__ lumber yard at Taintor a^j Mrs. | Bohnsack spends three days a week at Taintor in charge of the Both rooms have draperies of a flowered design with colors of green, beige, brown and coral in fuTbasement and doubl* garage, closet. The light fixture and the The entry way is paved with j hardware on the bmlt-ms are of flagstones which are delightful to! copper. Green vinyl plastic on the look at and practical for an en-! floor and yellow formica tops on bank office there. 1 bedrooms have drawers at the hot- the! torn of them, shelves at the top chen. THE IIVTNG ROOM of . house has two unusual features-- · and sliding doors. There is a linen, ^^ the fireplace and the built-in closet and a storage closet in the "hi-fi" set. The fireplace is of;hali coat closet in the entry this area which combined a pleaa- loca- FLAMEVGO AKD GBEEN is the color scheme ia the huge kitchen, which has a peninsula counter and ^""^"g cabinets dividing the cooking and dining areas. ·There ia ceramic tile on the walls of the kitchen portion of the room, African Samara wood Boman brick with a raised hearth! way and a wall of built-in storage and black onvx mantel, which at j space in the bathroom, one time topped a fireplace in the i The bathroom has fixtures in a old home of the late Colonel Me-' color called "desert sand." Wams- NeaL The "hi-fi" set, surrounded j cotting and floors in the room are with shelves for books, pictures, j of ceramic ffle of beige, brown and in the master bedroom of the home i» of solid wafc nut, made as a hobby by Mrs. Goodman's father, W. H. DeBok, who recently moved from his home in Newton to the house at When they found the spot near Oskaloosa, they erected on it their "dream home" which they near a j panelling is in the eating area. had been planning for several years. THE ESTJBT HAU, home uses some of the materials which are vases and a television set, is at j desert sand. one end of the living room, with; Furniture the sound chamber built into the adjoining cost closet. 3tr. Goodman Is manager and part owner of the Rivola theater and frequently plays in his home the sound tracks of the movies being afeswn at the theater. The dining alcove has a brass 1003 Fifth avenue east. The Goodmans planned their home so there would be room for throughout the house. The floor of the hall is of Tennessee Crab Apple polished stone. Walls of tho area are panelled with walnut The fireplace wall is panelled in the same walnut, and much of the furniture in the room is antique walnut. The fireplace is made of rough Crab Orchard stone, with polished slabs of the same stone The floor is a cork design asphalt tfle. The double stainless steel sink is installed eater- cornered under corner windows. Brass hardware, fluorescent lights in the; above all of the kitchen work sur- unusual j faces, an exhaust fan and formica found | tops on the counters are features in the kitchen. The utility room of the house is so completely equipped that it almost looks like an »ppn»nw store. There is a deep freeze, mangle, washer, dryer, water neater and a unit which includes a small stainless steel sink, built-in stove and cupboards which can be used for canning and freezing jobs. There Another Year of Everything You Need Is Here . . . Why drive a lot of extra miles to look for your building supplies? Everything you need is right here in our yard and you'll find our prices are always in line. A special point to remember... we give special prices an quantity purchases. FREE ESTIMATES SIDING PLASTER ROCK and SAND LUMBER CEMENT ROLL ROOFING FARM FENCING PAINT ASPHALT SIDING HARDWARE FLOORING ECLIPSE LUMBER CO. LEONARD TRICK, Mgr. PHONE 3621 NEW SHARON WE DELIVER H. G. BROWN Contracts for Oska loose's Plumbing and Heating Major Improvements! Recent completion of the Penn College Gymnasium and start of construction on the new Webster Grade School, and additions to Grant and Jefferson Grade Schools are the most progressive steps in the local education program in many years. W* are proud, as the plumbing and heating contractor on all these projects, to play our part in the improvement of Oskaloosa! '%!§! fefs o»*»"- BSV5" *3f^r"*~ ' *-*J f en joy the beauty and convenience 431 SECT'S* farm 28 M O D E R N PLUMBING We SELL, SERVICE AND INSTALL These Famous Brands · American-Standard Plumbing fixture* · Kohler of Kohler Plumbing Fixtures · American Radiator Gas Fired Heating -Steam, Hot Water and Forced Air · YounastowH and Westinghouse Kitohens, Dish Washers · Westinghous* and Rheem Gas Electric Automatic Water Heaters · Roberts Gordon Gas Conversion Burners · Timid* Silent Automatic Oil Heat Let Us Make Your Home Plumbing Perfect A New Bath--- MODERNIZE THAT OLD BATHROOM THIS YEAR Your bathroom can be the 'show place' of your horn* .. . modern, colorful, beautiful. Come in and let us show you a wealth of ideas for transforming your bathroom into something you can really be proud of ... at a cost that is probably considerably less than you expect. Terms can be arranged to suit your convenience. A New Kitchen--- A HOUSEWIFE'S GREATEST TIME SAVER . . . A NEW MODERN KITCHEN Just think, a complete new kitchen! Automatic Westinghouse Dishwashing Sink and Disposal Unit, a Youngs* town or Westinghouse Kitchen Cabinet arrangement. What could be nicer? The average housewife spends a greater part of her day in the kitchen -- why shouldn't it be the most convenient and beautiful room in the house? H BROWN Plumbing and Heating Contractor 222 HIGH AYL EAST DIAL 3-6612 PLUMBING SERVICE HEATING SERVICE JWSPAPERl _,,,, fSiEWSPAPERl

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