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Schofield Barracks Military Reservation, Corner-Entry Single-Family Housing Type, Between Bragg & Grime Streets near Williston Avenu, Wahiawa, Honolulu County, HI



B&W Photos

HB393124
BWPhotos 333348

HB393125
BWPhotos 333349

HB393126
BWPhotos 333350

HB393127
BWPhotos 333351

HB393128
BWPhotos 333352

HB393129
BWPhotos 333353

HB393130
BWPhotos 333354


Item Title
BWPhotos 333354

Location
Between Bragg & Grime Streets near Williston Avenu, Wahiawa vicinity, HI

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS HI-307-B
Significance: The wood Craftsman housing designs show a conscious response to popular and regional architectural styles, and to the tropical environment of the site. These houses at Schofield combine some of the refined Craftsman-style details with the single-wall, board-and-batten construction typical in Hawaii. Moreover, the pitched roofs, open courtyard, and large screened areas of the housing allowed the quarters to benefit from the tropical climate. These houses represent an early recognition by the Army of the need for regional variations. From 1890 until 1917 the Army's Quartermaster General had produced and used standardized plans throughout the mainland United States. The Army's standard houses up until 1917 were generally two-story structures. These Hawaii bungalows, designed in the Honolulu Office of the Constructing Quartermaster, demonstrate an early acceptance by the Army of one-story houses, at least for posts in warm climates. "Examples of this style have only been found in Hawaii." ...

Subjects
Housing


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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