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Botch Home on Chestnut Rd a Mid-Century Modern Bi-Level, March 1959

Botch Home on Chestnut Rd a Mid-Century Modern Bi-Level, March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
Along Chestnut Rd: Dr. and Mrs. Edmund S. Botch's new contemporary bi-level home at 1055 Chestnut Rd. gains its modern appearance through the use of glass walls, brick and vertically placed, narrow-board siding. It has 10 rooms and three baths.

Main Entry of Botch Home, March 1959

Main Entry of Botch Home, March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
Main Entry: The spacious main entry either leads directly to individual rooms or hallways that permit each room to be entered without going through any other.

Paneling Provides Coziness in Dining Area of Botch Home, March 1959

Paneling Provides Coziness in Dining Area of Botch Home, March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
Uses Paneling, Divider Wall: The dining room ceiling is of cedar paneling, and the ceiling is lower than at the living room, adding coziness. A wall of fir lumber set on ends divides the dining room from the main entry.

Formal Entertaining Focus of Living Room of Botch Home, March 1959

Formal Entertaining Focus of Living Room of Botch Home, March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
For Formal Entertaining: The 31 x 16 foot living room provides a large formal entertainment area away from other living spaces and the sleeping wing. Paneling, floor-to-ceiling glass walls and the recessed fireplace add variation.

Plastic Ceiling and Skylight Features of Kitchen of Botch Home on Chestnut Rd , March 1959

Plastic Ceiling and Skylight Features of Kitchen of Botch Home on Chestnut Rd , March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
Plastic Ceiling: The translucent plastic ceiling, part of which is paneled, evenly distributes light, setting the ceiling aglow. There is a skylight above the ceiling.

Family Room-Kitchen of Botch Home on Chestnut Rd , March 1959

Family Room-Kitchen of Botch Home on Chestnut Rd , March 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, March 21, 1959
Caption
Variation, Coziness: The family room-kitchen is an area for informal living. The part-way-to-the-ceiling wall defines the rooms and has numerous storage spaces. The translucent plastic and paneled ceiling and small-pattern ceramic tile floor add variation between the rooms.