L. Bamberger Department Store's "Ideal Home."


Title

L. Bamberger Department Store's "Ideal Home."
Louis Bamberger Home

Description

The "Ideal Home" was the idea of Louis Bamberger, owner of the Newark department store. He wanted to create a home setting in which he could display the store's furniture and electrical appliances and accommodate the public. The house also had many novel electrical features including water heaters, burglar alarms, an inter-house telephone, baseboard outlets, and more.

Date

1923-1924

State

extant

Bibliography

"The Ideal home, Newark, NJ, built for I. Bamberger & Co.: Francis A. Nelson, archt. Architecture (New York). 49. (March 1924): 87, pl. 46-48. [File]

National Register of Historic Places, Weequahic Park Historic Distric, Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, National Register #03000013

Style

Colonial Revival

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