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Design for a Windmill Tower and Water Tank

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


A One Story Dwelling

A $2,600 Cottage

A Notable Copper Roof

Our First Two Volumes

A Splendid Number for April

Impermeable Boxes

Women out of Doors

Starrett's Patent Combination Square

Stanley's Adjustable Clapboard Marker

Easy Method of Making an Ellipse

New Metal Shingles

Joint for Woodwork

Furnace Heating for Houses


Suburban Dwellings in Italy

Steam Pipe Coverings

Protection of Buildings from Lightning

A One Thousand Dollar Cottage

A Delaware Country Residence

Impure Ice as a Cause of Disease

Analyzed the Ashes

Remodeling a House

A Mansard Roof Dwelling

Swing Bicycle

Lime Cartridges

Improved Lead Pipe Reel

Decorations for a Hall

Penberthy Injector

Frink's Patent Reflector

Dwelling at Detroit, Mich

Design for a Suburban an Cottage

A Frame Schoolhouse of Moderate Cost

A New Orleans Garden

The Pampas Grass

A Municipal Hospital

White into Gray Cast Iron

The Heating Power of Gas

Minneapolis Residences

New Passenger Depot of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul

A Unique System of Water Works

By E. O. Hovey

Business and Personals

Curiosities of Alloys

Notes and Queries



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