1. Selecting The Home Site

Embury, Aymar II. The Livable House. New York: Moffat Yard & Co., 1917.

Requisites in considering the selection of site, buying the land, searching the title (pp. 1-22).

Gray, Greta. House and Home. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1923.

Considerations in selection: soil, sun, and ventilation, accessibility to churches and schools, building restrictions, costs (pp. 5-10).

Gries, John M., and Taylor, James S. How To Own Your Home. Pub. No. 7, February, 1931. Washington: Better Homes in America, 1929. Pp.32. General property considerations (pp. 14-18).

House Beautiful Building Annual, 1926, The. (Out of print.) Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1926. The site (pp. 43-46).

Howe, Lois Lilley. "The Site of a Small House," Small Home, IX (November, 1929), 5-6,34-35. Minneapolis, Minn.: Architects' Small House Service Bureau, Inc.

Robinson, L. Eugene. Domestic Architecture. New York: Macmillan Co., 1921.

Considerations in selection: neighborhood, future of district, public utilities, nearness to schools, churches, parks, value of natural advantages, urban and country sites (pp. 40.49)-White, Charles Elmer. Successful Houses and How To Build Them. New York: Macmillan Co., 1927.

Amount of land to buy, improvement of property, restrictions, future of district, location of house on lot, inside and corner lots, soils, titles (pp. 9-23)-

References. 2. Selecting The House For The Building Site And Its Proper Placement

Bottomley, Myrl E. The Design of Small Properties. New York: Macmillan Co., 1929.

Position of house on lot: effect of deep lawns, building lines, function of front yard, side boundaries, driveways (pp. 5-10).

Goodnow, Ruby Ross, and Adams, Rayne. The Honest House. New York: Century Co., 1914. Topography of land, position of house, exposures (pp. 23-26).

Heydecker, Wayne D., and Goodrich, Ernest P. "Sunlight and Daylight for Urban Areas," Regional Survey of New York and Its Environs, VII: Neighborhood and Community Planning. New York: Regional Plan of New York and Its Environs, 1929. Pp. 141-209. Opinion on need for sunlight in dwellings and planning in urban areas for sunlight.

Kelsey, David Stone. "A Place in the Sun," House Beautiful, LVIII (October, 1925), 386, 410, 412. Placing houses for sunshine. Contains diagrams showing good placement.

"Placing Our Houses on the Small Lot," House Beautiful, LI (June, 1922), 540-41.

Diagrams for placement on lot 70' X 100'; placement of house on corner lot 80' X 100'; on narrow lot 40' X 120'; house set end to street on lot 50' X 100'.

Price, Charles Matlack. The Practical Book of Architecture. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Co., 1916. Suitability of house to site (pp. 226-32).

Ramsey, Leonidas W. Landscaping the Home Grounds. New York: Macmillan Co., 1930. Locating the house (pp. 34-40).

Walsh, Harold Vandervoort. The Construction of the Small House. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1923. Building the setting for the house (pp. 245-57).