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The American Institute of Architects

A Glance at the Character of their Work, and its Influence upon the Growth of American Art

By C. Powell Karr

Pressed Wood Ornaments

Dwelling at Babylon, L. I

Useful Hints Relating to House Building

The Farragut Club House

Tin Roofing Plates

$2,600 Suburban Cottage

By E. Hebberd

An English Cottage

Top and Bottom Flanges of Wrought Iron Beams

Drilling Holes in Plate Glass

Drain Pipe Traps

Bit and Square Level

Design for a $2,000 Cottage for Geo. Gable, Esq

By Edward Kent

The Architectural League

Some Notes and Comments on its Second Annual Exhibition by our Special Correspondent

An American Coaster

The St. Paul Ice Palace

Sliding Blinds

Plain Wall Paper for the Sick Room

Improved Door Check

Explosion of Wood Dust

Comfort and Style Too

Disinfection by Heat

Joseph Echteler's Design for a Grant Monument

Incandescent Burner of Dr. Auer

Waves Utilized to Pump Water

The New Academy of Art in Munich

Stained Woods

A Pretty Cottage for $1,000

Creeping of Varnish

Illustrations of German Cottages

The Wistaria

By W. Sinensis

The Grindstone Industry

One Reason why Paint Chips of from around the Spokes in the Hubs

Folding Step Ladder

A Fever House

Three City Houses

Sources of Dampness in Houses

By Charles F. Wingate

Culture of Asparagus

Sugar in Mortar

Six City Houses

Frozen Boards

Dispensary and Relief Station at Battersea, London

What a Western Farmer saw in the East

The New Water Tunnel, Chicago

The Great Question of the Day

Lightning Melts a Lead Water Pipe

Destruction by Nitro-glycerine Explosions

Hints for Builders

The Culture of Fuchsias

Ivy in Hanging Baskets


Preservation of Wood by Lime

Initial Letters

Asphalt Pavement

Drill Hall Bolton

Cleaning Cherry or Ash

The Buffalo Crematory

Stained Glass

Convention of the Western Association of Architects

The Story of a Greek Statue

Business and Personal

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Notes and Queries

Hints to Correspondents

Plants for House Decoration

Steaming vs. Fumigating


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