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Lustron House, 303 Lake Front Drive, Beverly Shores, Porter County, IN



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Location
303 Lake Front Drive, Beverly Shores, IN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IN-259
Significance: Lustron homes, first created to alleviate the post-World War II housing crises, were considered a viable test of prefabricated residential construction. The homes illustrate innovative material applications and new manufacturing techniques. An interest in prefabricated steel and porcelain enamel houses links the Lustron houses at Beverly Shores to their neighbor and predecessor, the 1933-34 Century of Progress Exposition Armco-Ferro House, a frameless structure built of load-bearing steel and enamel panels.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTH (LAKE) FRONT FROM NORTHWEST
2. CLOSE-UP PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTH FACADE FROM NORTHWEST
3. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST ELEVATION


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