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FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1961 THE OBSERVER - AOE in )rn Designed for the most in modern, comfortable living, this popular brick ranch-type home incorporates all the latest people-pleasing features. Convenient central hallway sepa- rates living area from sleeping area. Three large bedrooms, and bath and one-half, plus extra shower. Ultra-modern kitchen is equipped with built-in appliances. The dining room has glass sliding doors that lead to a very nice patio. A fireplace of crab orchard stone graces the comfortable living room. The full-size basement contains a fireplace. A two-car garage completes this very livable, practical home. n 2816 S. Fourth St. Rockford WO 4-5013 Home Builders Association of Rockford invites the Families Of Our Diocese to the 1961 Parade of Homes in Beautiful Gutlford- Country Club Estates Home Builders of the United States and are presenting for inspection, the most modern homes for family living with the newest architectural designs. Each home contains materials and equipment expressing the genius of the American home building industry, ac- claimed universally, leader in its field. Beautiful Guilford Country Club Es- tates the location of the parade of homes is East of Alpine road overlooking Mauh. Nah-Tee-See Country Club golf course, We are proud to preesnt the "Pendleton" in this year's Parade of Homes. From the time you look at its rich red brick front and distinctively designed colonial porch, the "Pendleton" provides you with a feeling of prestige and horniness. Inside, the emphasis is on roominess, convenience and the latest and most desired home features. The bath is hidden from view of guests, closets and storage space are abundance, and family room includes ranch plank oak flooring with the warmth of a fireplace. Step-saving kitchen with large eating area is the dream of every woman. An additional lavatory, which is accessible to the master bed- room, helps to make the "Pendleton" the home of your future. Inc. 1208 Seventh St. Rockford WO 5-9476 o ~,: :.~:.:, ::::::::::::::::::::::::: :::::::::::::::::::::: ~:!:i:;~:~ ?:i :;:i: ~:~ ~'" t, iiiiiii.i:i:i:i:?H charming western-style home that is quality-built throughout. Like all Stenstrom homes, it is rocklath and plastered. The western motif is achieved with attractive redwood exterior, rough texture stone and cedar-shake roof. Complete family living is provided for with 2Vz baths, an activity room, modern kitchen with built-in appliances, din- ing room, spacious living room and three bedrooms. The activity room is tiled and located at a lower level, adding distinction to the overall home design. The home is taste- fully decorated throughout and offers an extra measure of modern convenience. Inc. 2420 20th Street Rockford WO 8-8851 DATES: August 19 through 27 LOCATION: Guilford Country Club Estates (Just East of Mauh-NahTee-See Country Club) HOURS: Saturdays and Sundays: 1 to 9 p.m. Weekdays: 1 to 6 p.m. ADMISSION: 50c for adults, children free Valuable Plan Book Free with Admission OO0 O B EAUTIFUL .HOMES . . . COMPLETELY FURNISHED ] COME SEE ALL THAT'S NEW AND MODERN IN HOME PLANNING Sponsored by the ROckford Home Builders Association OleO 1 F. M. Gambino presents 2 Parade Homes Two-Story Colonial and Semi-contemporary Ranch ~ ". ~.~ ,% g-- ~,::.:. ,~.~. ~: ?,~r. :i~:. :'i~': ~~ ~.i i ~, -', :::. ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ::: . ~~:~:!'.~ :: :.:.: ::.: .: ;i.:!i.:.:~.:.:.:.~;~::~;:~:~::::::::.:C~:~:~!~% ~ !.~ ~ ~!.i~:.!~! :~ ~!::-.:;~:;~:;:::~:~ This distinctive two-story home presents a pleasing combination of quality, colonial charm, .and space necessary for gracious living. Convenient traffic pattern established by the center ha.l}: plan to the formal living room and dining room. Accessible and convenient are the kitchen and family rooms. Other outstanding features include, the main floor powder room, convenient for family use. The second floor has four extra-large bedrooms and an abundance of closet space. Special emphasis has been placed on kitchen cabinets and interior decorating. This home is an excellent ex- ample of the quality work done by F. M, Gambino Agency, Inc. Here is an outstanding example of semi-contemporary ranch home featuring the best one-floor planning wtih warmth of colonial charm. The center hall flows conveniently to all sections of the home. Beautifully planned, modern-as-tomorrow kitchen contains the latest in appliances located adjacent to the butternut wood-paneled family room. Tl'/ermopane sliding doors open to the rear patio, affording the utmost in indoor-outdoor living. Other outstanding features include superb quality workmanship throughout the entire house and interesting treatment of the solid oak interior trim. no 1202 E. State St. Rockford WO 4-5621 N u One of the most popular styles in the United States; this outstanding home has appealing traditional design, brick all around the outside, and a very practical floor plan. The separation between living and sleeping quarters is especially good. Three bedrooms (one master), all convenient to the two baths. A large family room is in keeping with the trend towards a separate area for relaxation and recreation. It has a fireplace and pre-finished paneling with built-in book- case. Sliding glass doors open on to a covered patio in the back-yard. The modern kitchen has built-in appliances. Living and dining rooms are both at the front of the house. Closet space is plentiful. A two-car garage gives additional storage area. Built by )n 3804 Guilford Rd. Rockford EX. 9.5221