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Florida Tropical House, 250 Lake Front Drive (moved from Chicago, IL), Beverly Shores, Porter County, IN



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Location
IL), Beverly Shores, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-242
Building/structure dates: 1933 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Part of building/structure is in Chicago, Cook County, IL.
Significance: The Florida Tropical House is one of five houses from the Home and Industrial Arts Group moved at the end of the fair by Robert Bartlett to his lakeside subdivision at Beverly Shores, Indiana. The Florida Tropical House was the only state-sponsored building in the group and was designed to illustrate the luxuries of life in a semi-tropical climate.

Related Names
Weed, Robert Law
Pasit & Steward
Thorsch, Marjorie
Kuhne, James S.
Goodman, Percival


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH FRONT (LAKE) ELEVATION FROM WEST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION FROM WEST
3. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION FROM NORTHWEST
4. VIEW OF NORTH ELEVATION
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM NORTHEAST
6. VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION
7. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION FROM SOUTHWEST
8. VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION
9. SOUTH (ROAD) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
10. SOUTH (ROAD) ELEVATION, WITHOUT SCALE
11. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH ELEVATION FROM SOUTHWEST
12. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
13. VIEW OF EAST ELEVATION
14. VIEW OF SECOND FLOOR DECK, CANTILEVERED OVERHAND FROM EAST
15. INTERIOR, GENERAL VIEW OF CENTER ROOM FROM NORTHEAST
16. INTERIOR, DETAIL VIEW OF ALUMINUM STAIR IN CENTER ROOM FROM NORTHEAST
17. INTERIOR, VIEW OF CENTER ROOM FROM SOUTHWEST
18. INTERIOR, DETAIL VIEW OF FIREPLACE WITH MANTLE FROM NORTH
19. INTERIOR, VIEW OF DINING ROOM, NORTHEAST CORNER FROM SOUTHWEST
20. INTERIOR, SUNDECK FROM EAST


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