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Wieboldt-Rostone House, 270 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-240
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N253).
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 Rostone 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. Rostone, a synthetic stone composed primarily of shale and limestone waste, was an experimental building material showcased at a Century of Progress Exposition.

Related Names
Scholer, Walter


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTH FRONT AND WEST SIDE FROM NORTHWEST
2. NORTH FRONT (LAKE) ELEVATION
3. PERSPECTIVE GENERAL VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST
4. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHWEST
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW FROM SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH
6. SOUTH FRONT ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
7. VIEW OF SOUTH FRONT ENTRANCE, WITH SCALE
8. VIEW OF SOUTH FRONT ENTRANCE, INCLUDING WINDOW ABOVE DOOR
9. DETAIL VIEW OF SOUTH FRONT ENTRANCE (ONLY ORIGINAL ROSTONE)
10. WEST ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
11. WEST ELEVATION, VIEW OF ROOF DECK AND SUNROOM FROM SOUTHWEST
12. DETAIL VIEW OF SMALL WINDOW IN WEST AND NORTH FRONTS, WITH SCALE
13. DETAIL PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF IN-240-12
14. DETAIL VIEW OF SMALL, 8-SIDED WINDOW ON WEST SIDE OF ENTRANCE DOOR
15. FIRST FLOOR, GARAGE, VIEW FROM WEST
16. FIRST FLOOR, GARAGE, DETAIL VIEW OF STEEL FRAMING ON SOUTHEAST WALL
17. FIRST FLOOR, GARAGE, DETAIL VIEW OF STEEL MAKERS STENCIL
18. FIRST FLOOR, SIDE HALL TO GARAGE, INTERIOR WINDOWS FROM EAST
19. FIRST FLOOR, NORTH BEDROOM FROM SOUTHWEST
20. FIRST FLOOR, SOUTH BEDROOM FROM NORTHEAST
21. FIRST FLOOR, BATHROOM WITH EXITS TO NORTH AND SOUTH BEDROOM FROM SOUTHWEST
22. FIRST FLOOR, KITCHEN, NORTHWEST CORNER FROM SOUTHEAST
23. FIRST FLOOR, LIVING ROOM, NORTH ROOM FROM NORTHEAST
24. FIRST FLOOR, LIVING ROOM, FROM SOUTHWEST
25. FIRST FLOOR, LIVING ROOM, BOOKCASES AND FIREPLACE/MANTLE ON EAST WALL
26. FIRST FLOOR, CENTRAL STAIR IN ENTRANCE HALL FROM WEST
27. VIEW FROM SECOND FLOOR OF ENTRANCE HALL STAIRS
28. SECOND FLOOR, VIEW OF SUNROOM AND FIREPLACE FROM THE SOUTHWEST
29. BASEMENT, CENTER ROOM, STAIRS LEADING TO FIRST FLOOR FROM NORTH
30. BASEMENT, DETAIL VIEW OF EXPOSED LARGE BEAMS IN SOUTHWEST CORNER ROOM
31. BASEMENT, OLD FURNACE ROOM, VIEW OF EQUIPMENT IN CORNER FROM WEST


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