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House for Joseph Merritt, 100 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford, Conn.
Architect:Designed by Cortlandt F. Luce , American, 1876 - 1956
Architectual drawings; pencil and ink on paper
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 21 x 24in. (53.3 x 61cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Annetta M. Merlino
Description: Plans for a Colonial Revival residence. Notable features include a gambrel roof, attic dormer windows, symmetrical end chimneys, double-hung sash windows, and pedimented front door with pilasters and side lights. Drawings in the set include front, rear, and side elevations, as well as basement through attic floor plans. The basement plan has a tool room, laundry, work room, mushrom cellar, heating rooms, closets, a lavatory, and storage areas. Rooms included in the first floor plans are a pantry, kitchen, butler's pantry, library, dining room, living room, portch, closets, and a lavatory. The second floor has four chambers (bedrooms), two bathrooms, closets, and a sewing room. Rooms in the attic include two chambers, a lavatory, bathroom, and closets. The set also features alternate plans.
The set also includes alternate floor plans and elevations that were not scanned. (Golomb 3/29/2011)
Inscription: All drawings have accession numbers handwritten in pencil on verso, lower right. All drawings also have architectural notes and dimensions in pencil on recto.
Object Number: 1989.168.25.1-.18
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