A Roof Over Their Heads : Dyess Colony Houses
Five-Room, Style E-1, Colony Home
One of eight styles for the five-room houses designed by Little Rock architect Howard Eichenbaum and built in the Dyess Colony. The federal government built 206 of the five-room sizes, using the eight styles to vary floorplans and exterior facades.
Bottom photo is one of the first houses to be built in the colony. Photos from the National Archives, Records of the Works Projects Administration.
Click to Enlarge
Five-Room E-1 Style HouseFive-Room E-1 Style House