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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - September 21, 1963, Bennington, Vermont 6�?Bennington Banner saturday september 21, 1963 even in Vermont apartments catch on As population pressures grow it re eighty five per cent Complete nearing completion on the Bennington College Campus is this new heating and maintenance Plant designed by Pietro Belluschi of Cambridge mass. Furnaces in the building will heat nearly All buildings on the Campus. The new Structure will also provide the College with storage and office space. The above picture shows garages on the South Side of the building for the College s motor vehicles. General contractor for the project was the Gordon and Sutton construction co. Of North Adams mass. Turn y our to Roh into useful room if your Back porch is a a sore thumb Quot it can be changed into an attractive and functional room. Depending on its size and location a porch can be put to one of several uses it can be turned into an extra snack or lounging area if it is next to the Kitchen a Hobby area or a Home office. The design service counsel an organization of building Supply dealers stresses the advisability of enclosing a porch so that it can be used in any weather. Properly planned a porch May become a much used extra room a a Boon to the family that is cramped for space. Porch improvements can be made by professional carpenters the Homeowner or a combination of both. By worry worried about getting ceiling paint on Walls and vice versa if you select a Light color for your Walls you can paint the ceiling the same color and eliminate this problem. By Warren Buckler taste in residential housing in America has apparently turned full Cycle. After struggling for years to escape the great buildings and narrow streets of the cities and building vast suburbs of single family Homes americans Are apparently returning to what they formerly scorned. They Are now building apartment houses in the suburbs. The new apartment houses according to a recent article in the new York times Are a changing the face of the in Freeport Long Island the times notes 12 builders put up four Story apartment houses within a year. Although National trends sometimes Manifest themselves More slowly in Vermont than elsewhere the demand for apartments in suburban areas or on the outskirts of towns is already it seems evident. Norman h. Greenberg announced earlier this summer his plans to build a 30-to-40-unit Garden Type apartment on the former Madden property on West main Street. A Brattleboro corporation whose presi Dent is Byron r. Brown followed suit this week with the announcement that it plans a an ultramodern Garden apartment Complex Quot at the Corner of Putney Road and Bradley Avenue in that town. And a controversy has been raging in Burlington for the past two weeks about proposed apartment buildings in the fashionable a Hill Section Quot of town. The reason for the growing popularity of apartments in suburban or even Rural areas where land for single family Homes would appear to be abundant Are several according to the times. Young couples move into the suburban apartments to avoid High City rents the times has found. Older couples whose children have left Home and who can to afford to maintain Large Homes prefer the convenience of a Small apartment away from the smoke and grime of the City. Parents move into them to be near children living in the suburbs and widows and widowers rent them to avoid the expense of Home ownership. Garden apartments seem to be the Type that Are catching on in Vermont. Garden apartments As Greenberg told Bennington Vil Lage trustees when he announced his plans this summer Are usually four to five room units in a two Story Structure that is surrounded by Large Lawn and Garden areas. The apartments planned by Greenberg will be in colonial style. The developers of the Brattleboro apartments say they plan tree shaded patios balconies and sliding Glass doors for each apartment. Controversy in Burlington arose this week when a Brookline mass. Developer requested permission of the zoning Board to build a 23-unit luxury apart ment House in an residential neighbourhood with Large old houses. Neighbors objected strenuously and one even called the proposed building a a tenement the zoning Board rejected the a plication but some City officials and real estate brokers admitted privately that More apartment House construction in the area was is no Market for the big House they noted so Many Are turned into Rooming houses or fraternity houses which do not enhance the Type of neighbourhood the residents want to preserve. The suspicions were confirmed several Days later when another builder submitted an application to build an apartment House in the same area. Another Type of apartment for which some observers feel there May some Day be a demand in Vermont is the condominium a Multi family building in which each occupant owns his own apartment and shares ownership of everything else including Halls lobby and swimming Pool. The largest in the world a 27-Story building with 1,056 dwelling units is now under construction in Honolulu. It will be finished by december. Real estate transfers Bennington town clerk miss Mary Hodeck reports the following real estate transfers recorded in her office during the past week sept. 12 a William g. And Judith e. Herrmann of Bennington property on the northeastern Corner of the intersection of Maple and Gage streets in the Village of Bennington to Robert c. Kip of Shaftsbury. Sept. 13 a Hazel m. Hallock of South Lancaster mass property on the Southeast Corner of the intersection of county and Park streets in the Village of Bennington to Earl f. And Barbara c. Potter. Sept. 13 a Williamr. And Cor Rine j. Carpenter of Suffern . Lot no. 118 on the East Side of pageant Street in the town of Bennington to Richard c. And Mary Ann Pembroke of Bennington. Sept. 16 a George w. And Al tha m. Kieffer of Bennington property on the East Side of South Street in the Village of Bennington to Charles s. And Mary sue Chandler of Bennington. Sept. 19 a Earl e. And Alice b. James of Bennington property on the West Side of Chapel Road in the town of Bennington to David a. And Janet e. Berg Mark of Schenectady . Sept. 19 a Josephine s. Buz Zell of Bennington lot no. 6 in a plan of lots West of Monument Avenue in the town of Bennington to Harriet m. Davis of Bennington. Hiding Power scratches on furniture can be hidden with a solution of equal parts of rolled linseed Oil turpentine and White vinegar. Apply the mixture with a soft Woolen cloth and then polish the surface. His 24th House a Kenneth Corey of Shaftsbury was hard at work this week on a three bedroom House in North Bennington North of Vermont 67a. The House will be the 24th Corey has built in this area and represents one of two new housing started in the North Village this year. Staff photos Buckler Gerald Morrissey. Inc general contractors commercial a Industrial a residential 312 Beech St. Bennington phone 2-5701 or 2-2321 dining kit a a living pm bed pm bed pm berm a no Down payment Only a 512,168�� payments As Low As s75.00 per month completely finished in four weeks. Quality and workmanship guaranteed Call 2-2159 for details some Choice building lots As Low As $1,000 with financing available Model House Chas. G. Harte Assoc inc. Colgate estates benn., it. Cd and sons built this of Edward Frechette built this House in North Bennington this summer for or. And mrs. Max week formerly of Flushing l., ., who have retired to Vermont. He also built new Homes in Shaftsbury for or. And mrs. Louis Chiarappa and or. And mrs. Stanley Fth Ridge and is currently working on additions to the new englander motor inn on North Bennington Road. 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