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Ramp Buildings Corporation. The Modern Garage - Page 33. 1929. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 28, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/674/show/670.

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Ramp Buildings Corporation. (1929). The Modern Garage - Page 33. Architectural Retail Catalog Collection. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets/item/674/show/670

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Title The Modern Garage
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Ramp Buildings Corporation
Publisher Ramp Buildings Corporation
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • New York, New York
Date 1929
Description A 36-page catalog published in 1929 called “The Modern Garage” by Ramp Buildings Corporation based out of New York, New York. Content includes several text pages on engineering services, illustrated garages built by the company, and lists of garages and their architectural specifications.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Parking garages
  • Automobile parking
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • garages
  • engineering
  • architecture
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • Ramp Buildings Corporation
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
  • catalogs (documents)
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Location TL175 .R35 1929
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b5576990~S11
Digital Collection Architecture Retail Catalog Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/aapamphlets
Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/william-r-jenkins-architecture-art-library
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Transcript R. B. C. Services This Company's Engineering Services have been set forth, as to scope, Engineering on an earlier page of this book. In addition to consulting engineering Services the Company is organized with staffs of specialists in other activities within the garage industry. With its years of intimate contact with the industry, and having been active in the creation of upwards of xoo mid-city garages, it is natural that this Company should have become acquainted with the banking interests. They, on the other hand, have come to value the soundness of our judgment in this special field. In meritorious cases we are glad to use this acquaintance to facilitate the financing of a garage project. Assistance in Financing The Company maintains a staff of experts in the study of garage locations, and in the estimating of patronage to be anticipated and gross and net garage earnings. Our expressed opinion in a matter of this kind carries weight. Surveys d'Humy Management, Inc., a division of Ramp Buildings Corporation has established mid-city garage management on a par with the success of centralized executive control in other lines of business. Organized with a staff of experts in each of the several fields of garage revenue, and experienced in organizing the service functions of a garage on a business- building basis d'Humy Management places competent garage operation at the disposal of an owner. This management organization has demonstrated, in the operating of a group of garages over a period of years, the soundness of its modern merchandising methods, the value of intensive specialization and the cultivation and promotion of the highest degree of personal service and customer good will. The Company will be glad to discuss the matter with those interested, in the light of the business record of its present management activities, and the requirements and possibilities of a particular garage enterprise. Garage Management 35