The American bungalow is typically a snug residence with one story or one and a half stories. A bungalows has a wide overhanging roof and a deep porch.
The word bungalow originated in the 18th century in the Indian province of Bengal when small, one-story bangla houses were built to house British colonial authorities.
In the United States the Craftsman bungalow style was refined by the arts and crafts movement with intricate woodwork and handcrafted details. Bungalows were built in many style - Mission, Tudor, Prairie Pueblo, Chicago and Cape Cod - among others - but the Craftsman bungalow was the the most popular.
Furniture designer Gustav Stickley published The Craftsman magazine from 1901 through 1916. Stickley sold Craftsman bungalow kits through his magazine for about one thousand dollars, a bargain price even then. Soon, kits were available from the Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog.
Distinctive features of a bungalow are:
If you have a mental image of a leafy neighborhood in an American town or if you have a mental image of a welcoming American home, you are probably seeing a bungalow in your mind's eye.
|Name||Year||Address||City||Sort Address||Sort Name|
|Boslough-Claycomb House||1913||1 Hillcrest Street||Ashland, OR||Hillcrest||Boslough-Claycomb House|
|Carter-Fortmiller House||1909||514 Siskiyou Boulevard||Ashland, OR||Siskiyou 0514||Carter-Fortmiller House|
|Heilman Villas||1922||706-720 Orange Avenue||Coronado||Orange||Heilman Villas|
|Jensen Junior House||1932||1243 Eddy Street||Gardnerville, NV||Eddie 1243||Jensen Junior House|
|Ketchum House||1912||10 Scott Place||Point Arena||Scott 0010||Ketchum House|
|Madden-McCaskey House||1911||3347 Old Stage Road||Central Point||Old Stage 3347||Madden-McCaskey House|
|Minerva Club||1928||127 West Boone Street||Santa Maria||Boone 0127||Minerva Club|
|Murphy House||1891||291 McLeod Street||Livermore||McLeod 291||Murphy House|
|Peil House||1910||52 Granite Street||Ashland, OR||Granite 0052||Peil House|
|Pracht House||1910||234 Vista Street||Ashland, OR||Vista 0234||Pracht House|
|Van Hoevenberg House||1919||9130 Ramsey Canyon Road||Gold Hill, OR||Ramsey||Van Hoevenberg House|
|Women's Civic Improvement Clubhouse||1922||59 Winburn Way||Ashland, OR||Winburn||Women's Civic Improvement Clubhouse|
|Women's Improvement Club||1915||239 East Scott Street||Port Hueneme||Scott 0239||Women's Improvement Club|