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Cypress Log Cabin, 215 Lake Front Drive (moved from Chicago, IL), Beverly Shores, Porter County, IN



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Item Title


Location
IL), Beverly Shores, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-241
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N167).
Building/structure dates: 1933 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Part of building/structure is in Chicago, Cook County, IL.
Significance: The Cypress Log Cabin was built for the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition as an exhibition house to demonstrate the many uses of cypress. Among the houses from the Home and Industrial Arts group that are at Beverly Shores, the Cypress House is unique in that it was built using traditional materials rather than the experimental materials used elsewhere in the exhibition.

Subjects
Log Cabins
Exhibition Buildings


Related Names
Hetherington, Murry D.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. VIEW OF NORTHWEST ELEVATION AND ENTRANCE
2. DETAIL VIEW OF NORTHWEST ENTRANCE
3. NORTHWEST ELEVATION, EAST GABLE END FROM NORTH
4. NORTHWEST ELEVATION, EAST GABLE END FROM WEST
5. NORTHWEST ELEVATION, TELEPHOTO VIEW OF DOVECOTE OF EAST GABLE END
6. NORTHWEST ELEVATION, DETAIL VIEW OF SHUTTER ON EAST GABLE END WINDOW
7. NORTHEAST ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
8. NORTHEAST ELEVATION, WITHOUT SCALE
9. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTHEAST ENTRANCE FROM THE NORTH
10. NORTHEAST ELEVATION, VIEW OF WINDOW AND GABLE TO THE RIGHT OF THE ENTRANCE FROM THE NORTH
11. NORTHEAST ELEVATION, DETAIL VIEW OF GABLE FROM THE NORTH
12. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTHEAST ELEVATION WITH EAST CORNER OF NORTHEAST ELEVATION TO THE RIGHT OF PHOTOGRAPH.
13. INTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW OF GREAT ROOM FROM NORTHEAST
14. INTERIOR, VIEW OF FIREPLACE AT EAST END OF GREAT HALL FROM WEST
15. INTERIOR, DETIAL VIEW OF FIREPLACE
16. INTERIOR, OLD PORCH CONVERTED TO A BEDROOM FROM NORTHWEST
17. INTERIOR, NORTHEAST BEDROOM WITH BUILT IN FURNITURE FROM THE NORTHWEST
18. INTERIOR, GREAT ROOM, DETAIL OF TRUSS ROOF


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