Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 42
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 42

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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* 2t Wed., Jan. 30, 1957 OSKALOOSA DAILY HfltALB TtWUI FcmfebaeJkt NCW UNV THIS IS THE NEW HOME OF Mr. and Mrs. Joe Passalia which is located st 198 Highland avenue. It is 26 by 42 feet in site in addition to the 14 by 20 foot garage on the south side, it has a full basement, two bedrooms, a combina- tion living and dining room, a picture window facing west off the living room, gas heat, mahogany trim and doors, and hardwood, carpet, and tile flooring. (Herald Photo) THE PROUD OWNERS OF THIS 28 by 74 foot frame home ara Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kemp. Located on the Carbonada road east of the Forest cemetery, it is 2;i by 74 feet in size with * 16 by 2 i foot garage and a full basement. If has such features as a brick front, an i I-foot long picture window facing west off the living room, 3 bedrooms, a carpeted 12 by 27 foot living room, the east side of the living room is mostly glass overlooking a patio in the rear, and it has gas haat. (Herald Photo) From the ttate Oakatooaa's new anoint; and building ordinance became a taw Dee. 9, 1*» «ntU Jan. 1 of this year, a total rf m buildup permita were tawed. The first permit was iasued just four day» later to Richard Kelderman and Hubert Hough to erect a new home for Mr. mad Mrs. Joe DeRooi at 1105 Eighth avenue east. A check of the permits reveal that 36 of them were issued for the construction of new homes. But the largest number went for the construction or addition to garage*--a total of 38. Ranking third in popularity was addition* of variou* kinds with 34 of them recorded, twining fourth was various kinds of porch work including remodeling and new cues with 25 permita for that purpose. Other buildings, such as barns, machine shed, factories, etc., numbered 1 while minor building: took seven permits. This totals 156 with the remaining five permits either being void or not used. The true amount of building in Oskaloosa for 1956 cannot be recorded from the permit list because any project started prior to the enactment of the ordinance did not require a permit. There are at least 10 homes in this category aa well as numerous other buildin~ projects. X per=:t iszusd is good for IS months. Any project not completed within this 18 month period would be subject to second permit before work could continue. THIS IS THE NEW HOME OF MR. AND MRS. Robert Garner located in the triangle between highway 63 and south Eleventh street extension. The 20 by 40 foot structure is being utilized as a house at the present time but later, when the Garners build a new home on the same lot. they will use the building to house the Edge- towne Canvas and Repair business. At the present time, the firm is using a 12 by 48 foot area in S. P. Garner's barn for his tent, awning and upholstering work. (Herald Photo) MtCvfc by Rev. aad MM. *. T.: It n**Mn* ** by M feat ta i with » (·«**? ea UM eaat eat A ttirat tadrwM affair. M i area, a kitchen, aad a fall aatftu Home ef the features ef home include two picture off the living room--c south and another aorth--in tion to hardwood! flooring, atreh, woodwork, trim, and doors, ample closet space, gas heat, and trick veneer exterior for tha house. a^^l^H I^MpV^pvl v t^V^W^V StltiON Don's Shell Service station at 201 A avenue west, owned and operated by Don Rogers, is SB tha process of receiving a complete face lifting. ' Already completed is tha instal- latioB of new overhead door* for the wash and grease room*, ra* i placing the old pump 'f 1 ?!"* with a new one, installing new island lighting, and repairing tha concrete drive. Still on the agenda is to have the building procdainised, to put crushed rock along the north and south sides of the building for parking areas, and to put op « new "Shell- sign. THIS NEW HOME OF Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wood in the 700 block of north Seventh street was started several years ago and eomplatad during the past year. Some of the features of the 30 by 52 foot ranch style structure include a full basement, a basement garage, cedar- lined closets, a picture window facing south off the living room, a brick veneer front, and birch built-ins in the kitchen. (Herald Photo) MR. AND MRS. ROBOT LYNN ARE fhe proud owners of this new frame home af 1604 Burlington road. Measuring 22 by 54 feet in siie, it features a basement garage, three bedrooms, a recreation room in the basement, steel built- Tns in fhe kitchen, a ptctur* window facing southeast off the living room, and a partial brick front. (Herald Photo) Church Of Christ To Hate Hew Home Burlington Rodd Member* of the congregation of the Church of Christ are progressing satisfactorily on remodeling of their new church building on the Burlington road near south Seventeenth street. The church purchased one of tee .home* (through one of its meni- jbers) that were sold by the Iowa | Valve company and moved it to j its present location. i With the congregation donating all labor on getting the structure fixed for a church, they hope to have it ready sometime in the spring. Work includes tearing out an of i the inside partitions to make the: ground floor of the 20 by 40 foot: structure into one large room. A j parti*] «*cond floor will be used as a pastor's study. . On the main floor, new hardwood flooring is .being laid, the room is being repainted and redecorated, new seating is being installed to seat from 60 to 75 persons, and a new pulpit, etc., is' being installed. j A new gas ceiling furnace has j already been installed. j This congregation was founded here about four years ago and now ; has an average church attendance ! ' of about 25. They are presently meeting in a private home at 1105 south Eleventh street. BUILDING ON .4INTH AVENUE EAST at 1608 were Mr. and Mrs. Max Gorsuch. Their Home is 24 by 38 feet in size with three bedrooms, has plenty of closet space, built-ins in the kitchen, pine woodwork, birch doors, oak flooring, gas heat, and a oicture window facing north off the living room. They also have a new garage at the southeast corner of the house. (Herald Photo) AMONG THfe MEACO* HOMES erected during the past year is this 24 by 24 foot frame structure of Mr. and Mrs. Art Wafters. Watters is presently engaged in putting a full basement under the house which features a picture window off the living room facing north, ample closet space, hardwood flooring, and steel built-ins in the kitchen. (Herald Photo) PERMACRETE LlTCTIItlQ Septic Tanks Raymond LIEBUS 82* SOUTH DIAL OR 3-M4f SINCE 1889 IDEAL MFG. * SUPPLY CO. 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