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REAL ESTATE REAL ESTATE
SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1922. SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1922.
HOOVER OFFERS NEW CHEVV
HIS VIEWS UPON
Secretary of Commerce Feels
More Money for Building
Will Solve Problem.
IReplying to a letter addressed by
I. Morgenthau, Jr., president of the 7
h. Morgenthau, Jr.. Company, of
lamaica and New York City, to
President Harding on the housing
ituation, Secretary of Commerce
Uerbert Hoover has sent Mr. Mor
Nenthau a copy of a letter addressed
by him to President Harding regard
ng this matter.
In this letter Hoover takes the
ame position Morgenthau does,
namely, that the housing situation -X
Gan be considerably helped by pro
Viding cheaper and more money for
building purposes. He says:
"There is one problem that has
I distinct national character that Louis A. Moses is the head; a coi]
would certainly fall within Senator mittee to lrornote local action in the
King's vision and upon which na
tional thought could be advanced by reduction in cost of materials-api
onrerence; that is, the mobilization tal and labor, of which Ernpet T.
of finance of home building. We Trigg, president of National Federa
have mobilized the commercial vap- tion of Construction Industries, is
ital of the country through the Fed- the head.
oral Reserve banks. The sim of $50,n00 has been appro
"We have mobilized the farm riatoet by Congress for the housitw
mortgage capital through the Farm division of the Department of Coin
Loan Bureau. We are considering merve. The department has held
Mobilizing production capital fr conferences in about 100 cities in or
the farmers through another organi- der to stimulate home building. The
nation. The country badly needs department, in addltioh. has served
& mobilization of the home building an a clearing house for information
capital based upon our building and between different localities. Among
loan associations, insurance com- other things developed by the -onfer
Vanles and savings banks. We have enee was the total absence of
a sound foundation upon which to any adequate price data regaiding
build some sort of structure that building materials in various locali
Would cheapen home building capital, ties. The department is now in a
give it more mobilitz to all regions position to furnish comparativ
and afford greater security. A con- prices to local conferences. and this
terence to coniader this problem has resulted In many reductlols.
would be of great value." Mr. Hoover believes that questions
Mr. Hoover estimates the shortage on the prices of material and hbor
of homes throughout the United (an better he settled hy local -onfer
States at nearly a million. He says'ences such as those held and to be
that his department has largely ex- held. lie believes that the Fedrai
hausted, he believes, the possibility Government should stinulate and
Of community action. Thus they assist local action, btt should avoid
have appointed a committee to try r every suggestion of nationaliving
to correct the expensive requiro- thes. questions. Hi says: l'rt-4
ments of municipal building rules of and wages are slowly receding. effi
which Ira H. Woolson is chairnan: eiency of labor in incaing, and
I committee on city zoning, of when the tolume of building i4 giningh
a s - s
Trggreidn of* Naioa dea
andatell to oeufrth osn
No suburmerb.aTh department hateNain s aitld
it MSSAHUETTeAENE IGHoTS 0 Its invor
for eal ome hadeo r tgo stimupae itom e idi rTe
No oe wll eer e ai ero cling houleting r lnoration
HEIG TS s th si e ntepe manhe om be. o
ST.Nes. Tedprmn snwi
poton t funs coprtv
TED BY A. E, WALKER CO.
Lech. who is now remodeling -tho
property into apartments and will
be ready for occupancy early in
April. The consideration wait
BUSY 11K I i'$12,000.
CHICAGO NOW HAS 5,000
S911 IS LSTIDFLATS THAT ARE IDLE
CHICAGO, April 8.-There are
5,00vcant flats In Chicago today.
and by June I that number will be
doubled, saym Mt. 13. Walsh, sere
tary of the Tenants' Leaguei. The
reason, he says. in that prices are
Bernrd . Hrd'ig Bys!too high.
"Landlords are asking anywhere
from r75 t $250 a month for them,
and people can't pay,'' Walsh de
DV SY EE INclared.
With the coming of the fine
J. Lo Kolb reports the following weather, according to the renters
saleI during the past week: champion, thousands of apartments
flwil he acated fmlat s hotoa
To Bernard M. Harding and, ie vts h. fart in ayhere
wife, the Iwo-story house 109 Eye surrounding the city. Last ye-ar iti
str-et. northwest. ontaining nine was estimated (1.000 familie r avded
rooms and brick garage in the rent by this practice during thei
rear, the lot, twenty six feet, eight her. a i te
salesba drgte pto wnek (hunddl tosnd fprtet
e n Taerpur"ha.nr "a d' ilbe POACHING BY MOTOR.
sented by William Pl. Normoyle. -li ANHORNE. E ngland. April -
ir. kolh also hold 1913 Third Poachers have abandoned The old
street northeast, a three-story, fashioned snares and now hunt with
twelve room. elad tric lights and hot i rifle and motor dar. Several have
water heated house to Mrs et. been caught and fined
Here are two exce
our architects have
signed for selection
- and all-around beau
can beonidre int- O verk h
with large pantry, has entrance to
the dining-room and also to the
stairway, making it unnecessary to
go through the dining-room and liv
from the kitchen.
Second Flowr Desgn
The second floor is particularly
striking in arrangement. Three
spacious bed chambers, one with
two and the others with one usually
large closets commanad immediate
W ITH W RILIS attention. The tiled bath with built
in tub and shower and linen closet
ladio Adopted as Newest complete the upstairs features. The
Wrinkle in Construction of closets have electric lights.
The cla.concrete floored, and
Modern Dwellings. white finished with ample window
space, io bright and airy. An excel
Each of the new bungalows opened lent hot-water heating plant. with
or public inspection in Chevy Chase hot-water heater. extra toilet, laun
his week by Allan E. Walker & Co., dry. and other features of the com
nc., in to be provided with complete
vireless telephone equipm'ent. 't
'ilque innovation in Washington
This company takes tt'- positi4n
hat the wireless telephone is gain- I I
ng such a wide recognition tha t i
;)on will be a necessity in the mod- 'N e4
cte home, and therefore is firci
mong the builders in the Nationac
lapiltal to decide to equip all of it-4
iww houses with a wireless station.
The new bungalows are located In exce
)no of the most delightful sections V o d i g
how Chevy aease. on a triangular tract
bounded by Reno road, Je nifer. For-!
ty-first and K~eokuk street@. Eight27hS
y either completed or nearly so.th .
ighteen in all will complete the de
velopment of the entire square.
Triumph for Architect. C nann lvn
As installation of the wirele tion,
,night suggest, these new bungalobr arkasocatedin
tre the ultimate in all that is new bath; large lot with r
and modern home d onvenienc
ind comfort. The architeyt Robert
Fherenford. has achieved i 'listinct To inspect: Take
triuth in his exterior rnd interil
esigning. The exterior with wide
living porch of Bethesda blue gra!.ite. sad ae.t ot
massive chim ey of the same and 2 blocks south to Han
4eparate stone entrance Porch ar
mnost attractive.sqaew tto2 h ,
Entrance i had Into a commodis
us reception hall with coat closet.
As one enters the living-room a man
Rive Rranite fireplace is Pevfl at the Sold on Ea
pposite end. hoors open to the
living porcho which ib ueiled and
veryj neatly finished. The separate I For Auto to Prop
setrance serves two distinct pur
moses. First it protects the living
Woom from droughts In cold weather.
when tht. door in opened, and. e . R B
)nd, it gives the entire porc h spa'e M .B
without dividing It for entrance pur
To the rear of the livingCroom is
he dining-room and opening off theo
2ining-room, through French doors, b SA o RE
in a eommodious sun parlor, den.s
Aedroom, or nursery. A completely 1418 Eye St
qipped tiled lavatory and also a
othe-q .losor open off the sun par
The completely uipp d kitchen, sepa
ptional homes that
only recently de- 1
by future owners
itir distinctiveness pur
To th ero h lvn-om
In H omdosnnprom esden
qipdtled iaor n thlso a n wilemaeiderq
otional Eome thad
plate modern horne are to be found section of Jocelyn street and ae
there. road, which Is but two blocks wwst
A side door permits entrance to of Connecticut avenue. It will be
Open for inspection f6r the first time
cellar and to the first floor. A rear Sunday when it is expected to have
porch ,gives entry to the kitchen. a complete radio telephone station
Hardwood floors of the beat quality In operation.
The construction work was done by
are used throughout the lower and the Allan E. Walker investment Co.
upper stories. The bungalows are a part of the
The stone work, the closely shingi- largest operation in fine homes since
ed exterior with attractive windows the war.
and sloping roof, present a picture
that is most Inviting. The builders
product, "built to an ideal and not 650
to a price." The oonstruction and
materials throughout are of the high
est type, and finest quality on the, Central
The lots average fifty feet or more
in width with a depth of 100 feet or Bungalows
more, with several lots being much I
larder. E ONLY BUNGALOWS IN
The sample house Is at the inter- WA ITON WHERE THE BED
ROOMS DO NOT OPEN INTO THE
ws LIVING ROOM AND DINING ROOM
AND WHERE THE BATHROOM
OF ffffffffffffififiM111 5IN HAS THE PRIVACY DEMANDED
NY PEOPLE OF REFINEMENT. IN
THESE "CENTRAL HALL BUNGA
LOWS' THE BEDROOMS, BATH
AND KITCHEN CANNOT EVEN BM
SEEN FROM THE FRONT DOOR.
LIVING ROOM OR DINING ROOM.
)ff~ringTHE LOTS ARE 70 FT. WIDE.
roomedi ing roomLE.RE
OVER 32 FT. BETWEEN HOUoS,
Daot a WalkCE 4OT
HIGH. FLOORED ATTIC WITH SIX
WINDOWS (ROOM QRZj 2 MORE
Bungalows BEAM 10
FR E NCYPRESSD WEATH
N. E.AD. NOT PINE. HARDWOOD
Nrad whic YEAS butE twoM bCOcksTRUC
O ConHEATING GUARANTEED.
NO DST.PLUMBING CONNECT
dEn for I T SEWERS. SINCE
room, diig room, 1899 OUR HOMES HAVE BEEN
FINISHE D TO PLEASE. AND
eBUILT TO LAST . AND WE MAKE
en,2 beroom andTHE POSITIVE STATEMENT THAT
THESE APE THE BEST LOCATED.
a cmt ro teESIGNED AND CONSTRUCTED
Thercong.PROPERTIES FOR THE MONEY
ONt THE MARKET. TERMS. 1.000
CASH AND $76 A MONTH INCLUD.
Tst. car out Rhode ING TAXES AND ALL INTEREST.
WHICH IS REDUCED MONTHLY.
TAKE THE ,1TH, OR F, OR
Dakot ave.WalkNORTH CAPITOL ST. CAR MARK
ED nBROOKLAND' TO END OF
SROUTE - MICHIGAN PARK-12TH
AND MICHIGAN AVE. ONE CARH
tARE 10 MINUTES FROM A DH
AND F HOR CALL MAIN 6 B3 FOR
sy TermsFar gale by Reaitors or Builder
rVR 32 NT BET WEEiddaugh &
rtYCal N.1016 I Shannon, Inc.
WARREN Fifteenth and H
D 'W 1 *00a Like Hom.e: 9". Moo" Like Oars'
FREUND John F. Donohoe & Sons,
Real Estate and Insurance
Franlin 484Lincoln 84
314 Penna. Ave. S.E.
~NED IHCT EESIC
angng ro $2,00o u
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