Elroy C. Bobolts of the Besser Company prepared for Herman Besser rough sketches of these multiple houses, and two brothers from Bay City built them of Bes-Stone Split Block made by the Besser Manufacturing Company. The rock-faced concrete blocks were packed by hand, tipped up, cured, and then placed facedown in the wall. Brackets supporting the cornices of the flat roofs and the open-work pattern in which the blocks of the porches are laid give decoration to the flat-topped boxy bungalows. Windows are arranged in bands.
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Concrete Block Houses
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