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Purcell-Cutts House
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 Nuts & Bolts
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Nuts & Bolts
previous stop Purcell and Elmslie took every opportunity to innovate with Purcell's house on Lake Place--a showcase of the latest in architectural form and function. From the clever creation of storage space to state-of-the-art appliances, the house is a prime and thorough example of modern design for 1913.

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Nuts & Bolts, page 1 of 2
Nuts & Bolts: gate hinge Nuts & Bolts: coal window Nuts & Bolts: ice door Nuts & Bolts: sawed-wood screen
Nuts & Bolts: beam-end decoration Nuts & Bolts: ESP monogram Nuts & Bolts: gas furnace Nuts & Bolts: laundry sink
Nuts & Bolts: laundry chute Nuts & Bolts: built-in bookshelves Nuts & Bolts: mortar joints Nuts & Bolts: built-in cabinets
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