Sleeping Porches were once very common and used as multi purpose spaces. Great way to have extra sleeping for a very large family and were also practical for use when having company. They were on the front,back,side or upper levels of homes of all styles, in the city and the country.
These two photos were an advertisement for Armstrong Flooring in the 1920's showing the flooring continuing onto and being used on the sleeping porch.
This photo is from a how to decorate magazine article 1920's
Can you tell I have been dreaming about adding a sleeping porch upstairs?!