Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa on January 30, 1957 · Page 46
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Oskaloosa Daily Herald from Oskaloosa, Iowa · Page 46

Oskaloosa, Iowa
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Wednesday, January 30, 1957
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« 32 w.j, j... )o, im New Home Building Continues Here With New Areas Under Development OSKALOOSA DAILY HOALD ! L. J. Osborn. University Park -- itartefl in 1958 and completed in 1956. Harry Kemp. Carbonado road -- started in 1955 and completed in 1956. Henry Roush. 1323 Ninth avenue east -- started in 1955 ; and completed in 1956. \ Homer Cameron. 1117 north H street -- started in 1955 ' Residential construction in the Oskaloosa vicinity in and completed in 1956. j 1956 involved a total of 58 homes, some smarted the previous; George La Valley, 1110 Fourth avenue east -- started in ' year and completed m 56. some built last year, and some j 1955 and corap i e ted in 1956. j started in 1956 to be finished ui 1957. j ^ Gorsuch 1608 Ninth avenue ^ _ started m Home building here is striking out in surprising direc-: 1955 and comp i et ed in 1956. s as most available town lots have been occupied withj ' ,, «,,*!,,,. T-AC v; n tions new dwellings. H. S. Musser, 1506 Ninth avenue east -- started in 19551 ^. and completed in 956. The opening of the new Happy Hollow section on north ; M p k 1302 Carbonado road -- started in 1955 1 TM »«nea in ivo* - M . avon 10 0 t . . . . DeRooi, llOo Eightn avenue east - started in in119 °5- 1R T avMMA M , f , ,, . , * aylor ' lo18 J a eaue **** "" * tmrted Md com * Eleventh street served to emphasize the unusual turn, as ; . new homes have been springing up along the Carbonado : and road and outside the corporation line. i . A new Mayweed addition is projected northeast of the ; and new Happy Hollow section. Development of the area is ex- ' t * e , r peered to get underway this year, although the first home = Pleted in 19o6. _ , . , , . was erected and opened to the public last spring. I P. T. Kelderman, 1214 north Market street -- started The broken terrain of that section lends itself admir- j and completed in 1956. ably to the new conception of residential development. Pic- ! Joe Passalia, 198 Highland avenue -- started and eom- ture windows open into wooded tracts, sloping valleys, and i pleted in 1956. distant horizons. j Fount King, 1325 Ninth avenue east -- started and com- DECISION TO LOCATE the new Oskaloosa high school ; pleted in 1956. on 30 acres acquired from William Penn college points up a j Harold U. Slack, 305 north Third street -- started and residential building trend in that area. New streets to serve j completed in 1956. the school will afford new sites for homes. William Burkland, 413 Fifteenth avenue east -- started North Third street is to be extended north from K · an d completed in 1956. avenue east and eventually O avenue east may be expected j Dean Lewis, 610 north Eleventh street -- started and to be carried east from its present end. | com pi e t e d in 1956. Street facilities to accommodate the new senior high are certain to get underway this year, since construction on i Lawrence McMullen, 509 Fifteenth avenue east -started and completed in 1956. Virgil Sparks, 415 Fifteenth avenue east -- started and THE NEW NINTH AVENUE EAST sewer makes possible extensive activities in a brand new section of the city, to the southeast. A new US 63 bypass is expected to open up residential land between A avenue east and the Oskaloosa airport. the new building is slated to begin early in!958. These will carry water, gas, sewers, etc., all important for home con- umflSSi SlSse'. struction. George Van Dyk , 414 nor th Second street -- started and completed in 1956. P. T. Kelderman. 1005 south Sixteenth street -- started and completed in 1956. Thomas Russell, 1213 E avenue east -- started and Access to this land has been cut off by south Eleventh street and while controlled access along the bypass will restrict intersections with the new highway, it will encourage the building of new city streets and avenues to serve the section. Home building in this part of town has been limited because of the lack of sewer service. Septic tanks were in- completed in 1956. Hal Ferree Sons, Happy Hollow -- started and com-1 pleted in 1956. j Robert Lynn, 1604 Burlington road -- started and com-! pleted in 1956". j Robert Smith, 1207 B avenue west -- started in 1955 and i uncompleted. Other work includes all new hardwood flooring, changing- the {location of the basement stairway, putting on new exterior aiding, Ronald Rohlfsen. 409 Fifteenth avenue east -- started i and building a cement patio on the northeast corner of the hoUM. ~ started and completed; stalled by the home builders but such facilities are far from adequate for any extensive residential development. Water i j and gas are now available along Ninth avenue east and the j _ , , T _ ,,... ,, -» i *_ j. *. _t j j re,, v1 -t,_+,,,, _ rta j Ralph Krueger, 119 north Park street -- started and .Burlington roaa. j . ,*% . -IQ-^J City Engineer Wayne Foster is anxious to make possible j c o m Pj etea m iyE(b further "expansion of residential areas in the south and!. */"" Jensen, 210 bolar northwest parts of town and urges that attention be focused i m 1 Job - ; on the development of the west locations. | R- C. Ellis, 1321 Barclay -- started in 1956 and un-j A complete list of the new homes completed, erected, j completed, i or started in 1956: I Edwin Kerwin. 809 north Seventh street -- started: Oky Goodman, Solar Park -- started in 1955 and com- j and completed in 1956. j Russell Howard, 145 Highland avenue -- started and \ Bo«|te Ait AM* ROOMS hr Hme Presently in the procnu of building a » by 32 foot frame addition onto their home at 1611 Ninth avenue east are Mr. and Mr*. Hubert Hough. The addition, located on the east side of the house, will be utilized for two bedrooms and a living room. The living room that was in the original house has been converted to use as a kitchen with an electronic rang*. The floors in the addition will TM» OCCUPANTS OF THIS NEW HOME be carpeted nad plastic tile, there! ·'· Mr - *"d Mr «- Henry Roush. Located at 1323 will be large windows off the HT- j Ninth Avenue edit, it is 28 by 47 feet in size ing room facing east and south,[with a full basement plus a 22 foot doubt* gait will have gas heat, there will j rag* on the west end. A three bedroom affair, be a fireplace in the living room. Another feature of the living room will be exposed ceiling joists and the entire room win be all wood or plywood paneling. The exterior will be finished with stone. * Enlarge and Remodel Residence Mr. and Mrs. Robert MaUn have built a U by 20 foot addition to their house at 1015 C avenue west as well as completely remodeling the interior. The addition to the rear of the bom* will house two bedrooms. Along with this, the kitchen was moved to what use to be a closed- in porch for larger quarters. The new kitchen has all new appliances and built-in cupboards. The old kitchen space was added to the living room making it 12 by 22 feet in size now. The south living room wall in now paneled with birch and a picture window facing the south, baa been built. it hat a partial Roman brielt front, flooring, a picture window facing south off living room, and th* north sida of tk* room is mostly glass overlooking the) patf* th* r*«r. (Herald Photo) LOCATED AT 1007 SOUTH Sixteenth street, this new 24 by 30 foot "economy home" was erected by P. T. Kelderman. It has two bed- rooms, four closets, hardwood and til* flooring, painted walls, gas heat, and a picture window facing east off th* living room. (Herald Photo) pleted in 1956. Harold Wood, 712 north Seventh street -- started in 1954 and completed in 1956. Joe C. Crookham, 474 north Eleventh street -- started in 1954 and uncompleted. John Schwab, Beacon -- started in 1955 and completed in 1956. CURRIER GABAGK Mr. and Sirs. Walter Currier have erected an 18 by 24 foot garage and an 8 by » foot breezeway to the south aide of their house at 912 B avenue west.' The garage will have an overhead door, t work benches, concrete floor, and 1 It measures 26 by 36 feet in size in addition to will be heated. j the carport on the north side. It has a picture THIS IS THE NEW HOME OF Mr. and Mrs. Dean Lewis at 610 north Eleventh street. window facing west off the living room, a gas perimeter heating system, and the interior it finished in white pine and mahogany. (HaraW Photo) NO HOUSEMAIDS KNEE FOR ME...No hard scrubbing FAMOUS NEW VINYL FLOOR TILE SAVES HOUSEWORK Johns-Manville standard gauge T E R R A F L E X completed in 1956. Harold F. Sparks, 516 north G street -- started and completed in 1956. W. A. Bohnsack, highway 63 north -- started and completed in 1956. Robert Shipman, 1205 E avenue east -- started and completed in 1956. Robrt Gillespie -- Carbonado road -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. C. D. Hutchins, Mabel street -- started and completed in 1956. John Porter, 125 Park road -- started hi 1956 and uncompleted. Charles L. Barnhouse, 1003 Second avenue east -started in 1956 and uncompleted- John Mulvihill. Jr.. 115 Eleventh avenue east -- started and completed in 1956. Floyd Heddon, 614 north Eleventh street -- started and completed in 1956. « Helene B. Smith, 1112 B avenue east -- started and completed in 1956. - Donald K. Rogers, 710 north First street -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. Frank Shaffer, 120 Twelfth avenue east, started in 1956 and uncompleted. Vernon Wells, Ninth avenue east -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. "P. T. Kelderman, 901 south Sixteenth street -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. Hal Ferree Sons, 60S north Third street -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. Rev. T. T. McCord, University Park -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. Gerald DeWitt. University Park -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. W. M. Kempenaar. 200 block C avenue east -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. Monte Vance, Beacon -- started in 1955 and completed i in 1956. j Art Waiters, Beacon -- started and completed in 1956. | Pete Xotar, Beacon -- started in 1956 and uncompleted. I Robert Gamer, corner highway 63 south and south | | Eleventh extension -- started and completed in 1956. I j Oliver Sheehy, Carbonado road -- started in 1956 and ! incomplete. New Terrafiex Vinyl Tile for the home makes household chores easy. Its built-in beauty defies kitchen oils and greases. The vinyl tile need no scrubbing ... a damp mopping keeps them shining clean. Terrafiex is easy to install, too. You can cut and fit the individual tiles with scissors. Coine in and look over our selection of colorful INSTALL IT YOURSELF tiles now. Ample parking. Defies eiis, strong KOp Win ovtwear ony other ryp* of r*$i!i floor of ·qvol thkknttt KALBACH LUMBER CO. South B and 1st Avenue West {NEWSPAPER! Phone OR 3-3401 Call our PLUMBERS .. f or water heaters! We sell, service and tostoll all types of heaters. WE KEEP ror rx HOT WATER H. S. Warwick PLUMBING AND HEATING 407 2ND AVE. W. DIAL OR 3-5834 OUR FIFTH YEAR OF THE LUMBER BUSINESS We supply what you need for FARM BUILDING AIUD REMODELING Drop in some day and let u$ help you select * building program to fit you? exact needs. We will count it · pleasure to discuss anything in the building line with you. We will also furnish FREE building plans for you. C Home Owned - To Serve You Better! New Sharon Lumber Co. CHARLES LINDHORST, Manager WE DELIVER NEW SHARON DIAL 3071 _.,,,,,. NEWSPAPER!]RCH

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