August 10, 2018: Link Exchange

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Happy Friday! This is where you share your old house finds, articles or general chit chat.

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164 Comments on August 10, 2018: Link Exchange

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    New format rule for shares. Link exchanges are growing and we need to make it easier for readers to look at a comment and quickly decide if they should spend time checking it out. Read the new format rule up top to see what you need to include with your link.

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Doing the occasional book recommendation again. If you don’t want to buy from Amazon, check out Thriftbooks!

      Save 15% off your first order on Thriftbooks. You also get free shipping on orders $10 and up!

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      • StevenF says: 581 comments
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        1969 Regency
        Nashville, TN

        Great book recommendation – I’m ordering today!

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        • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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          1901 Folk Victorian
          Chestatee, GA

          A few readers were talking about the Storybook homes in Carmel, California, made me think of that book (which I own too!)

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      • Karen says: 476 comments

        Hamilton Books is a good site too. They have books on all sorts of subjects.

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    • Sarah Erwin says: 53 comments

      Hello Kelly and all. I love the photos you put in, and especially the postcard! Provides a snapshot into the owner’s lives. I can offer my 30 + years of transcribing genealogical documents and remove a couple of question marks from your transcription. “… Hope TO GET THROUGH soon but have to have THE BATHROOM fixtures PUT in before I am through….” (My additions in caps.) Sorry I can’t help with the rest. Was she building the house, or installing/renovating an indoor bathroom??? We’ll never know!!

  2. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Linda R. sends some pics of an mansion in Antonito, Colorado. Warshauer Mansion is on the National Register. The town purchased it and it’ll be their town hall/senior center/community center/library. Here’s an article about the purchase and move: link to AlamosaNews.com.

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    • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
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      1889 Eastlake Cottage
      Fort Worth, TX

      Thanks for sharing the postcard photo. The house shown was apparently in Vermont and it fits easily into the Italianate category with later turn of the last century updates like the Classical Revival porch and columns. Now the Warshauer Mansion in Colorado is something entirely different; the house represents a fine mansion level early 1900’s Arts & Crafts style home with some residual late Victorian Queen Anne details. The asymmetry characteristic of earlier Queen Annes is gone and replaced with a more symmetrical facade that was becoming increasingly popular as the early years of the 20th century unfolded. Nice to see it preserved and adaptively reused for community purposes. Thanks for sharing and I’ve made a mental note of the link posting suggestions. I really like the Friday comments pages and appreciate the variety of homes posted. Perhaps, just for fun, we could vote for our favorite house of the week from the links shared? (close and count the votes by the end of the following Thursday?) That would also shed light on what kinds of houses are the most popular on Old House Dreams. I suspect though, that is an already known detail.

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      • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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        1901 Folk Victorian
        Chestatee, GA

        If someone wants to calculate the votes from the thumbs up thing, sure. That sounds like something that would be fun to know.

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    • LAURALAURA says: 8 comments
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      I am absolutely in love! This is gorgeous.

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    • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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      1947 Ranch
      OR

      Gorgeous, unremuddled loveliness! I especially like that lemon/lime/peachy kitchen! Please oh please don’t let someone get this and rip everything out—including those outstanding bathrooms.

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    • Sarah Erwin says: 4 comments

      Although at the core, I’m an Arts & Crafts / Foursquare kind of gal, my looking at homes here has really taught me to appreciate other home styles. Lots to like here. LOVE the “rockery/pool” in the back. Thanks for sharing, John.

  3. Robinjn says: 206 comments
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    1978 Split level
    Columbia, MO

    Jackie Gleason’s UFO Party House is for sale. Courtlant Manor, NY, listing $12 million. Designed around two buildings Gleason called “The Mothership” and “The Spaceship.” I’m speechless, so I will just let it do its own talking.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/196-Furnace-Dock-Rd_Cortlandt-Manor_NY_10567_M38441-21906

    And for some back story, https://www.realtor.com/news/celebrity-real-estate/jackie-gleason-spaceship-party-house/?cid=soc_shares_article_fb

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    • ddbacker says: 341 comments
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      1971 Uninspired split-level
      Prairie Village, KS

      That is a step up from Ralph Kramden’s little apartment in Brooklyn, lol.

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      • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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        1980 board & batten modern

        I love their apartment!, makes me want to learn more about the entire inner city housing scene.

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    • kmmoore says: 263 comments
      Weatherford , TX

      If extraterrestrial living looks like this, by all means, beam me up! Outstanding!!!!

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 3964 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Outstanding. Amazing! Looks like Art Bell’s place in heaven. TY!

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      Super yurt!!
      The kitchen looks very functional and enjoyable, something open plan could model… or yurts.

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    • Pathways_Past says: 35 comments

      This makes me think of the Dymaxion House at the Henry Ford museum!
      https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/dymaxion-house

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    • Gail M says: 79 comments

      The craftsmanship that went into building this place is phenomenal.

  4. CharlesB says: 365 comments

    The Drayton Hall of Connecticut, in the unspoiled ‘Quiet Corner’ town of Woodstock, priced at $185,000:

    https://www.historichomesinct.com/details.php?mls=170055466

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      I was about to get started on today’s posts, that one is my first! Holy moly, what a home!

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    • StevenF says: 581 comments
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      1969 Regency
      Nashville, TN

      Those interiors are amazing. Let’s hope the new owners have a gentle hand (and install some central heat).

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      • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 475 comments
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        1875 Victorian Farmhouse
        Lancaster, PA,

        I am weird, I know, but I would at least try living without central heat before putting it in!

    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      So beautiful and original. Would love to see more of the kitchen’s functionality. Thank you

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    • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 475 comments
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      1875 Victorian Farmhouse
      Lancaster, PA,

      OK it will need some work, but how is all that authentic loveliness only $185K?

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    • CZenos says: 45 comments

      And authentic Rumford fireplaces.

      http://www.rumford.com/

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    • Sandy B says: 320 comments
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      2001 craftsman farmhouse
      Bainbridge Island, WA

      This is my dream bucket list historic house!! Perfect for a sensitive restoration. Great price leaves reasonable resources to do the job well.

  5. LAURALAURA says: 8 comments
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    Hi everybody! I’m looking forward to seeing what everyone has found this week. 🙂 My own finds are a bit eclectic so I’ll try to describe them well enough that you can skip what you aren’t interested in.

    825 Ockley Dr
    Shreveport, LA 71106
    3 beds 4 baths 3,261 sqft
    $374,500
    I think I’m pretty safe when I say this is a unique house. Designed by architect S.G. Wiener in 1927 the house had a complete interior redesign by Lester Haas in 1961. I know, it sounds awful, right? But it’s actually pretty amazing. The frosted glass sliding doors! The fireplace! Also, does anyone know what that is to the left of the oven? Is it a safe?
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/825-Ockley-Dr-Shreveport-LA-71106/51358625_zpid/?fullpage=true

    405 E Main St
    Crawfordsville, IN 47933
    4 beds 3 baths 5,685 sqft
    $329,900
    1909
    What I like: tile floor and light fixtures on the front porch; unpainted coffered ceiling; stained glass pocket door; kitchen cabinets; landing window seat; bathtub.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/405-E-Main-St-Crawfordsville-IN-47933/94531571_zpid/?fullpage=true

    321 N Center St
    Clinton, IL 61727
    5 beds 3 baths 3,905 sqft
    $164,881
    1912
    What I like: lovely carvings and pillars on the deep front porch; original built-ins; upstairs sun room; Otis elevator with original workings.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/321-N-Center-St-Clinton-IL-61727/115606109_zpid/?fullpage=true

    700 N 63rd St # 2, Philadelphia, PA 19151
    7 beds 3 baths 3,796 sqft
    $185,900
    1927
    This one is dedicated to all the hopeful treasure hunters among us (me included). This poor house is – literally – full of trash. It would take time, money, and access to several dumpsters to get down to the actual house underneath all the stuff. But who knows what you might find? Just at a glance it looks like some beautiful woodwork and fireplaces, possible original sconces, an original wall painting over one of the fireplaces, floor tile in the sunroom, subway tile on the wall in the kitchen, (is that an original sink underneath the stacks of decaying newspaper?), and an original bathtub. Treasure hunts aren’t everyone’s cup of tea but I found myself fascinated with this place.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/700-N-63rd-St-2-Philadelphia-PA-19151/10350305_zpid/?fullpage=true

    SELF-INDULGENT MCM NEWBIE POST:
    I’m a newcomer when it comes to MCM. If anyone with more knowledge has a minute to answer a question I’d appreciate it (but I understand this isn’t a classroom so don’t worry if you choose to give it a pass). 🙂

    1409 W Myrtle Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85021
    3 beds 3 baths 1,646 sqft
    $399,000
    1954
    Basically, how much of what’s going on here is original 1954? The mixture of materials and open plan feel a lot more contemporary than what I’d expect from mid-twentieth century. Thanks.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1409-W-Myrtle-Ave-Phoenix-AZ-85021/7777806_zpid/?fullpage=true

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    • StevenF says: 581 comments
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      1969 Regency
      Nashville, TN

      Hi Laura – great finds. I’ve seen that Shreveport house before – going from 1927-1961 in a single click was whiplash inducing. No idea what that odd thing next to the oven is. Maybe some kind of food warmer?

      The Philly house breaks my heart. The current owners have no regard for the place. It could be stunning.

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      • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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        1947 Ranch
        OR

        I’m with you on that Philly house, StevenF. It is heartbreaking. They’ll be lucky if they don’t burn the place down with all the electrical mistakes and dangerous hookups.

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      • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 475 comments
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        1875 Victorian Farmhouse
        Lancaster, PA,

        Shreveport, thing left of the oven? — maybe a built in smoker? Total guess. But it does seem to have thermostat dials on the outside. And yes, I think this one was on here before, either in the Friday chit-chat or on the main site.

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    • Linda R. says: 231 comments

      The Phill. PA house deserves better! SO much potential. Who knew musicians could live in such a mess? The flat screen tv turned on made me laugh out loud! This house could be so lovely. Just have to hire a crew and get to work. At least they left a shovel in the basement to help get started.

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    • JRC says: 70 comments
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      1929 Georgian
      Grand Rapids, MI

      Someone actually lives there!? The TV was on in photo #14.

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    • Rob says: 40 comments

      The philly house is like an accident I can not pull my gaze from. Do people really live like this? Does the tv on mean people currently live here? I would love to speak with them with the intention to learn more about this lifestyle. Beautiful house under all the junk. Love to see it beam with pride.

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      • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 475 comments
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        1875 Victorian Farmhouse
        Lancaster, PA,

        It is hard to believe how some people live, but this Philly house is nothing very unusual. I sell a lot of “distressed properties.” One I have listed now has 6 cats and no litterbox. I literally have no idea how the occupants can tolerate the stench. Then there is the trash piled nearly everywhere, mold in the basement, I could go on…

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    • bluegrass gal says: 18 comments

      The jugs of urine sitting in what used to be the bathroom says it all. Someone should let the city condemn it and then offer to buy it for what it’s actually worth.

    • EfyannEfyann says: 1 comments
      1936 Tudor Cottage
      Milwaukee, WI

      OMG! I am moving to Clinton, Illinois. It’s not that much further from the grandchildren… That house is amazing! and under $200k! Thank you for sharing!

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    • CZenos says: 45 comments

      RE: Crawfordsville house – Wow what a difference between the subway tile in the original bathroom and the modern substite. Sure glad that the original is still being made by someone.

    • JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
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      Laura, it looks like someone gave the Phoenix house an industrial makeover in recent years with the corrugated metal, can lights, vessel sinks etc. (not my favorite look).
      Otherwise the basic design and plan looks original and typical of 1950’s “modern” houses. The architect Ralph Haver designed thousands of houses and buildings in Phoenix, including vast subdivisions.
      http://modernphoenix.net/haver/index.htm

      Thanks for the shares!

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      • RosewaterRosewater says: 3964 comments
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        1875 Italianate cottage
        Noblesville, IN

        Yeah, that PHX house is a hipster re-do. Fail. I kinda like the bits in the backyard though.

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      • LAURALAURA says: 8 comments
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        JimH, sorry for the delayed response! Thanks for taking the time to answer my question about the Phoenix house – that was exactly what I wanted to know and the info about Ralph Haver was a bonus! 🙂

    • CoraCora says: 1785 comments
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      Clinton, TN

      That Philly house. 🙁 I shared it a while back and thought the same…such a wonderful, wonderful house…but so abused it makes me angry. Even if no one is living there, was that how they were existing when they left?? Mind blowing.

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    • Sarah Erwin says: 4 comments

      My first thought in the Louisiana house was a bread oven, food warmer or pizza oven. Smoker could be right, as well. The Philly house is a crime. I want to see that old bathtub with the guitar in it. I love a long soak in a big tub. My husband drives past the house in Clinton, IL twice a day to and from work. It’s a beauty!!

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  6. StevenF says: 581 comments
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    1969 Regency
    Nashville, TN

    Happy Friday! Here are a few 20th century homes, diverse in styles and locations. Apologies if some have already been shared.

    1. A great $550K 1925 brick bungalow in Waxahachie, TX with a few tricks up its sleeve. When first glancing the exterior, the home appears to be a cozy little bungalow. However, look again and you realize that the home is actually a large one masquerading as a bungalow. Also surprising are the fairly glamorous public rooms. Original baths and kitchen lovers rejoice!
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/712-W-Main-St-Waxahachie-TX-75165/67635645_zpid/?fullpage=true

    2. A heavily decorated $700K 1966 Colorado Springs, CO MCM with some really cool design features. I admire anyone who loves their house enough to go slightly wild with the decorating, but this could be dialed back a bit to let the bones of the house show a bit more. Not much original from 1966 remains, but the cool design manages to peak through. My theory is that the bedroom overlooking the living room and is separated by those louver-type doors, was originally a den/library/study. I believe it was turned into a bedroom when the existing den was added at a later time. I’d roll this back; a wall of books where that headboard is now would be pretty cool.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/16-Leaming-Rd-Colorado-Springs-CO-80906/13672394_zpid/?fullpage=true

    3. A wonderful $499K 1932 adobe in Tucson whose owner obviously loves it and has a good design eye. This would be my dream home if I ever lived in this part of the country.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/5320-E-Fort-Lowell-Rd-Tucson-AZ-85712/82011221_zpid/?fullpage=true

    4. The acorn didn’t fall too far from the Mies Van Der Rohe tree when his student built this $950K Salt Lake City structure in 1965. Originally this was two work studios with two separate entries, that were joined with a circular stair in 1998 and converted into a single home. It must be a joy to wake up surrounded by nature on four sides!
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3780-E-Sunnydale-Ln-Salt-Lake-City-UT-84108/12752677_zpid/?fullpage=true

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    • Cathy F.Cathy F. says: 1674 comments

      You hit the nail squarely on the head for house #1 – a not-so-humble abode, and very nice! #4 isn’t really my thing, but… I completely agree with you about being surrounded by so much nature – great views to the outdoors no matter where you are in the house!

    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      Love the modern home, lots of open connection between home and out of doors

    • JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
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      The Miesian house by John Sugden in SLC is excellent, maybe the best of its style we’ve seen here. An article mentions a matching doghouse – I wanna see that!

      Tucson and Waxahachie are fun too – Thanks!

  7. Tommy QTommy Q says: 448 comments

    MY NEW HOUSE!!!
    I sold my 1912 Craftsman in Fort Bragg CA yesterday (180 miles north of San Francisco on the Pacific Ocean, old fishing and lumber town) and purchased a wonderful 1880 you-tell-me Victorian in Ione Ca (about 35 miles east of Sacramento in the Gold Country). All furnishings included for $246K. Rooms are much more spacious when you are in the house. Garage and workshop below have plenty of room as well. That’s a stained glass window on the side of the garage.

    https://www.zillow.com/savedhomes/for_sale/18199188_zpid/1_pnd/57.562995,-57.436524,12.382928,-136.186524_rect/3_zm/1_rs/1_fr/

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Cute! Congrats!

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      • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
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        1889 Eastlake Cottage
        Fort Worth, TX

        Congratulations, Tommy. The link you posted takes me to a sign in page but since Ione is just a small town I can probably find your house without an address. I think I’ve narrowed it down to two properties with the one on North Arroyo Seco St, being the most likely (it has the stained glass window near the garage) Lovely home. I hope the fires around the Redding area haven’t spread to areas near Sacramento. It’s a real tragedy that this summer phenomenon of wild fires is becoming commonplace in the Golden State. A friend of mine in Santa Rosa narrowly missed last year’s fire there at home but it impacted his workplace. Guess I was lucky to not encounter any wildfires during the 2006-2007 period when I lived in Sonoma County. Hope you enjoy life in your new/old home.

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        • Tommy QTommy Q says: 448 comments
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          1912 Craftsman
          Fort Bragg, CA

          Thank you John. I’ll post more accurate — and flattering — photos after I move in. The Cal Fire Academy is in Ione so I’m confident we will be okay with the fires. Ione is not a woody area. Lots of wide open grassland with the occasional ancient Live Oak. As for Fort Bragg, it is a lovely place to visit but the constant dampness and cold is hard on old cars, guitars and bodies. Time to get back to some warmth. Smiles…

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    • Jefsndy says: 110 comments
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      TommyQ-Moving from beautiful Ft Bragg? Where it is cool and no fires? No-kidding of course, the foothills of the Sierras are breathtaking. Just stay safe from the crazy fires.
      Lovely little house, hope you will be happy there for years.

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    • kmmoore says: 263 comments
      Weatherford , TX

      I love Ione! My family used to run cattle on a piece of property along “Dry Creek.” I found grinding stones there and arrow heads. I also saw my first mountain lion there. I used to love looking at the “castle” (actually a corrections facility) and the Amador County Fair is one of the best in CA. Best of luck with your new home!

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    • Sarah Erwin says: 4 comments

      PARTY AT TOMMY Q’S HOUSE!! Congrats!!

    • KarenZ says: 780 comments
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      Congratulations on your new home, Tommy! It’s absolutely beautiful! I love that kitchen and bathroom, especially! I home that you have many happy years there.

  8. CharlesB says: 365 comments

    Penns Grove, NJ–the Summerill Estate, an 1861 Hudson River Bracketed overlooking the broad Delaware River estuary, priced at $85,500:

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/260-S-Broad-St_Penns-Grove_NJ_08069_M52447-02888#photo0

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    • Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 475 comments
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      1875 Victorian Farmhouse
      Lancaster, PA,

      I really like this, but would love more pictures of the inside!

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  9. kmmoore says: 263 comments
    Weatherford , TX

    Okay this is my first time with links, so fingers crossed! These are from my hometown and they are a few of our finest.

    Weatherford, TX Queen Anne $1,128,660
    https://www.century21.com/property/304-S-Lamar-St-Weatherford-TX-76086/69917054/detail

    Weatherford, TX Queen Anne $1,195,000
    https://www.century21.com/property/808-S-Lamar-St-Weatherford-TX-76086/69906659/detail

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    • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
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      1889 Eastlake Cottage
      Fort Worth, TX

      Agreed; these are some of the nicest late Victorian era homes in Weatherford built in the Queen Anne style. I remember when Victorians in Weatherford were pretty inexpensive back in the 1970’s and ’80’s but due to the rapid growth of Weatherford and Parker County because of its proximity to DFW, prices now reflect the same demand as the rest of the DFW Metroplex. Weatherford recognized the wisdom of keeping some of its Victorian homes and buildings several decades ago so more have survived there than in some of the other towns surrounding the DFW region. Both houses are on South Lamar Street with the one at 304 being a nice balance of retaining historic details with more modern updates. I especially like the “Man Cave” aspects of the attic rooms with its billiard table, wood clad walls, taxidermy specimens, and rustic flavor. 808 South Lamar has been on the market for a while but is an outstanding example of Queen Anne style in Weatherford. In this case, it is also a great example of design by mail-order architect George F. Barber. (not sure if 304 is a Geo. Barber design or not?) Weatherford signed up for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Main Street program in 1990 and the Downtown was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on 11/23/1990. With all the different factors combined, Weatherford is one of the best preserved historic towns in northern Texas. Thanks for sharing these two outstanding properties.

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      Picture 30 of the first listing seems to say it all regarding the craftmanship of building as tower, very nice house.

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    • KarenZ says: 780 comments
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      How beautiful both homes are! Since John Shiftlet mentioned that Weatherford is close to DFW, I may have to seek it out when we visit my son that lives in Euless,TX and works at the DFW airport!

  10. Julie C. says: 116 comments

    Kia Ora from New Zealand. I thought I would show houses from the Canterbury region on the East coast of the South Island. It’s where I first lived, Ashburton to be precise, when I moved here in 1995.

    This home is in the very desirable hillside suburb of Cashmere overlooking the city of Christchurch, aka The Garden City.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3282282

    This is also in Cashmere – I don’t think Cashmere got too badly affected by the very bad earthquake of 2011.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3368559

    I absolutely adore this home in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood. Look at all of the original wood built-ins. If my husband was ready for retirement, I would be on a plane as of yesterday and making an offer.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3355895

    And now for something completely different. Someone made a home out of the old shipping office in Akaroa (although I suspect it is a holiday home). Akaroa is on the very volcanic Banks Peninsula to the east of Christchurch and you go on a long and winding and often steep road to get to it but is it well worth it. The harbour is a volcanic crater. Akaroa is a bit of an anomaly because it was originally settled by the French so there are a lot of French street names (Rue de this and that, etc.).

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3351862

    This home is in Ashburton which is the town I lived in during my first year here. We lived in a 1920s bungalow with full of original wooden built-ins and lead light windows. Every room had a different carpet circa 1960s-70s and they were so full of patterns that you could never tell when it was dirty. They needed to go as did the flocked wallpaper. I hope someone bought it eventually and restored it. Anyway, this house kind of reminds me of that house.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3345028

    Another Ashburton home.
    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3236302

    Just found this beauty which is in the Otago region of the South Island.I absolutely love it and the CV is $610K which is quite good. Far too big for two people and the stairs would be an issue but one can dream.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/profile/cf9ed74b428942d59c0c2df527739577

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  11. JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
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    I’ll repost John’s late share on last weeks page:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/224-Wheeler-Rd-Brandon-VT-05733/2125911618_zpid/

    A High Victorian concoction in Brandon VT, moved from a small lot in the middle of the village to a 40 acre parcel just outside it. The B&B owner claims it’s an 1840 house updated around 1895, though the Second Empire and Stick Style/Eastlake elements appear 1870’s. Very interesting, although probably more authentic before the move and remodel in 1982.
    http://www.birdcagevermont.com

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    • Gregory_K says: 305 comments
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      Chatsworth, CA

      I’m disgusted that this house was moved. It’s historic location was important. This is becoming common for very wealthy people to pluck historic homes out of their original locations and move them out of town, leaving holes in important historic districts. A serious problem.

      • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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        1901 Folk Victorian
        Chestatee, GA

        I don’t know the situation on why it was moved, it doesn’t say it was moved on the whim of some guy that just felt like it and I don’t think it’s that common. I assume it was at risk at being demo’d or in a location unsuitable for residential. I’d much rather see a home moved than turned into a cut-up business or worse, demolished. I’d even move a cool home like that if it was out of a bad neighborhood.

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        • John says: 725 comments

          Maybe it was a family home and the new owners wanted more land. Give me 40 acres over a lot I can reach out and touch my neighbor anyday.

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      • JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
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        I agree in principle though this one doesn’t seem so egregious. The house was between 2 others and the lot was not redeveloped – here:
        https://goo.gl/maps/p9pgEiyc2WC2

        Historic District info with photo:
        https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/76000145

  12. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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    1980 board & batten modern

    https://realestate.savingplaces.org/properties/madisons-masterpiece-on-main-the-foster-thomason-miller-house/#.W21qj5UsOIo.email

    I love the Aesthetic qualities in this house, and would love to learn more about its history

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  13. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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    1980 board & batten modern

    https://realestate.savingplaces.org/properties/elegant-southern-berkshire-colonial/#.W21jcLQw0sE.email
    Some lovely rooms

    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      1800 Great Barrington, MA, 845,000
      Greek Revival

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  14. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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    1980 board & batten modern

    https://realestate.savingplaces.org/properties/historic-deacon-grant-farm-1810/#.W21lE2YxmHs.email

    Would love to call this home

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      1836, or so they say, Columbia, PA, 390,000
      2nd Empire is what I think

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      Kimberly, please check out the format rule up top of the page. Include the city, state, price in your comment for each home shared. If the city, state or build date is already in the link, you can leave it out but at give us a price and maybe the type of home you are sharing.

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      1907 Arts and Crafts, Tannersville, NY,Catskills,price?
      What a time capsule and gathering of history

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    • zoomey says: 418 comments

      I’ve seen that house advertised in Preservation Magazine. I wondered what it looked like inside. What an interesting history. Wish someone would buy it and turn it into a luxury resort!! It deserves respect and preservation!!

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  15. Julie C. says: 116 comments

    Kia Ora from New Zealand. I thought I would show houses from the Canterbury region on the East coast of the South Island. It’s where I first lived, Ashburton to be precise, when I moved here in 1995.

    This home is in the very desirable hillside suburb of Cashmere overlooking the city of Christchurch, aka The Garden City.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3282282

    This is also in Cashmere – I don’t think Cashmere got too badly affected by the very bad earthquake of 2011.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3368559

    I absolutely adore this home in the Christchurch suburb of Linwood. Look at all of the original wood built-ins. If my husband was ready for retirement, I would be on a plane as of yesterday and making an offer.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3355895

    And now for something completely different. Someone made a home out of the old shipping office in Akaroa (although I suspect it is a holiday home). Akaroa is on the very volcanic Banks Peninsula to the east of Christchurch and you go on a long and winding and often steep road to get to it but is it well worth it. The harbour is a volcanic crater. Akaroa is a bit of an anamoly because it was originally settled by the French so there are a lot of French street names (Rue de this and that, etc.).

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3351862

    This home is in Ashburton which is the town I lived in during my first year here. We lived in a 1920s bungalow with full of original wooden built-ins and lead light windows. Every room had a different carpet circa 1960s-70s and they were so full of patterns that you could never tell when it was dirty. They needed to go as did the flocked wallpaper. I hope someone bought it eventually and restored it. Anyway, this house kind of reminds me of that house.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3345028

    Another Ashburton home.
    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3236302

    Just found this beauty which is in the Otago region of the South Island.I absolutely love it and the CV is $610K which is quite good. Far too big for two people and the stairs would be an issue but one can dream.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/profile/cf9ed74b428942d59c0c2df527739577

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  16. PaulPaul says: 54 comments
    Arlington, VA

    I think the missing words from the postcard are:

    I have been cleaning house to day and am very tired. Hope to be through soon but have to have the bath room fixtures put in before I am through.

    I use to work for a doctor and we all know what their handwriting looks like. 😀

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    • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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      1901 Folk Victorian
      Chestatee, GA

      That makes more sense about the bath fixtures, I couldn’t figure out what she was trying to say about them.

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  17. 67drake67drake says: 161 comments
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    Racine County, WI

    Crazy money in Willow Springs WI, but I’d love some better pics of this 1860’s stone farmhouse.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/21496-Ivey-Rd-Willow-Springs-WI-53565/2105464036_zpid/

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      Ross, Ross, Ross….totally understand when I lust for the white version….dare shall we call it emerald city green? Sinister smile.

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  18. allan says: 64 comments

    Milton, Pennsylvania, $39,900 2334 sq ft

    Fixer-Upper, good bones it seems, hard wood floors, wide baseboards, old bath & kitchen fixtures, and a great backyard that would be fun to restore – plus a 2 car alley garage.

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  19. jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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    1947 Ranch
    OR

    I’ve never put a listing on Friday share days. I hope this is correct.

    A 1959 MCM listing from Lebanon, OR
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/48482051_zpid/0-1920_built/globalrelevanceex_sort/44.541041,-122.897463,44.538407,-122.901572_rect/17_zm/

    I have loved this home for so long. It lives in our town and unfortunately is no longer for sale, but it’s so cool I had to share. The main bathroom is not well photographed. It is phenomenal with a PAIR of vanities like you see in one pic. When we looked at it I think the asking price was about $145,000. It is essentially untouched.

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    • JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
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      If you don’t mind, I’ll use this as an example. On the Zillow pages, if you scroll to the bottom you’ll see the property address in blue. Right-click on it and Copy Link Location, then paste it here:
      https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/463-Mayer-Dr-Lebanon-OR-97355/48482051_zpid/

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    • BeanbagBeanbag says: 47 comments

      its quiet odd and different! thanks for the share! and WOW OR prices are soooo high.

      • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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        1947 Ranch
        OR

        Yes, Beanbag, they really, really are. AND, our town is just a small (approx 17,000 people) town, south of the capitol, Salem. Salem, Portland, Corvallis and Eugene are way, WAY worse. If this sweet MCM home was in Portland, it would be three times as much or more.

  20. RT says: 103 comments

    Hoosick Falls, NY. 145K. Says Victorian, but isn’t this Italianate? Barn too. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/133-Church-St-Hoosick-Falls-NY-12090/201912407_zpid/?fullpage=true

    Canandaigua, NY. 330K. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/88-Howell-St-Canandaigua-NY-14424/31875358_zpid/?fullpage=true

    Brandon, VT. 795K. Got to the B&W photos and wondered if there was a fire and the old biddies were warming themselves up, but no! It was a house moving. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/224-Wheeler-Rd-Brandon-VT-05733/2125911618_zpid/?fullpage=true

    Rock Tavern, NY. 495K. Feel like someone posted this already. Hope not. Stone. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/347-Bull-Rd-Rock-Tavern-NY-12575/163648558_zpid/?fullpage=true

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    • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
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      1889 Eastlake Cottage
      Fort Worth, TX

      Rt, Thanks for sharing. Both the Hoosick Falls and Canadaigua, New York houses are built in the Italianate style. “Victorian” is not formally a style but denotes the period (roughly from 1840-1910) when specific styles identified as Victorian were popular. Among them: Gothic Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Stick, Queen Anne, Romanesque, Colonial and Classical Revival, as well as the “Eclectic” label for those which are from this time period but do not conform to a particular style. Some folks also consider the Greek Revival to be an early Victorian style although it was already very popular before Queen Victoria ascended the British throne in 1837.

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    • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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      1947 Ranch
      OR

      The Joplin house is exquisite. Fantastic curb appeal. A lovely, comfy family home.

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  21. Ann Kafka says: 1 comments

    336 Erskine Ave in Indianola Heights, Boardman, OH 44512

    $82,900 | 3 bd • 1 https://b1iw.app.link/CUvOmcflfP

    My daughter’s house! The windows and doors are my favorite original features. She even has the screens that mount on the inside. Little wooden knobs to open the screen, to access the window latch
    Leaded glass window in the front door. Original floors, fireplace, coved ceiling in living room. Original interior doors. Root cellar under the front entry way.
    Absolutely adorable.

    She finished the 1/2 story with barn siding….lots of storage. Architectural salvage for the railing.

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  22. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 639 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Browsing Reddit and someone linked to this 1911 NY video. It doesn’t have the usual speed from this era but a slower, more today speed making it more real than that dreamy other worldly feel these old timey videos always give off. https://youtu.be/aohXOpKtns0

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    • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
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      1889 Eastlake Cottage
      Fort Worth, TX

      What an amazing window into the past! This was filmed (by Swedish visitors) a year before the Titanic set off on its tragic journey. One thing I’ve observed from a number of rare early 20th century films/videos is that people seemed to walk a lot more back then before American culture became so car-centric. There are automobiles in the film, but they still seemed to be in the somewhat novelty category (toys for the well-to-do) on the streets while most transports were either by trolley cars or horse drawn conveyances. Ostrich feathered hats must have been very popular with the ladies in those days. NYC still lacked the scores of skyscrapers that later became an iconic part of its skyline. I agree with the video poster’s comment about the film being in mint condition for it’s 107 year old age. Sweden has a much cooler climate than the U.S. which may help explain the excellent condition of this fragile acetate film. Makes me wonder how many other rare examples from this period remain to be discovered? Just in the past few years a similar street scene film taken in San Francisco just days before the 1906 earthquake surfaced. Another film taken right after the quake has appeared too thus providing a before and after look of the damaged city. Short of a time machine, this is probably as close as we can get to seeing the distant past as it really was. Of course, I suppose one could go a step beyond and digitally colorize the images but this is an amazing photographic record from over a century ago. Thank you very much for sharing!

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      • RT says: 103 comments

        Yep, we totally surrendered our streets to automobiles, especially post WWII. We also tore out many of our downtowns so we could store our automobiles and/or build highways or highway style roads through them. In most cities, a full third of all public space is dedicated to moving or storing personal automobiles. http://oldurbanist.blogspot.com/2011/12/we-are-25-looking-at-street-area.html
        There’s a pretty cool pre and post picture of Niagara Falls here in this article. https://www.strongtowns.org/journal/2018/7/31/niagaras-fall-and-ashevilles-unlikely-rise
        I often get sad when I see a great home posted on here, but realize that it’s on a street that devalues the property by being an over-wide drag strip, or filled with parking lots/fast food/big box stores. If the road out front has painted yellow lines, that’s a deal breaker for me. It’s probably built/maintained by a state DOT, and I don’t know of a state DOT in the US that is adding value around the neighborhoods their roads go through. It’s all about moving automobiles quickly. Sad.

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    • jeklstudiojeklstudio says: 855 comments
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      1947 Ranch
      OR

      Thanks for sharing that film Kelly, it’s wonderful. I like the women’s fashions from the Edwardian era, although I’m sure that at least during summer it would be awfully hot and sticky with the long skirts/sleeves—and those hats!

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    • CandyCandy says: 112 comments
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      Carpentersville, IL

      Wow Kelly! Thank you so much for posting this film taken the year my father was born! I never really stopped to think about what the world was like in 1911 but this film makes things crystal clear!

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    • nailwhacker Pete says: 22 comments
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      1935 cape with A&C elements
      Malverne, NY

      For a quick comparison to what is left, in the scene at 2:04, which is at 264 5th ave. (29th St and 5th Ave). The Marble Collegiate Church railing on the right is the same cast iron railing you see. The tall building just left of the lamp post is 225 5th Ave between 26th and 27th. It make have been too smokey to see the Flatiron Building, which you should see between the 2 near lamp posts.
      https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7454717,-73.9868096,3a,75y,193.28h,85.36t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s9mCuG908VfMC67kmBgNvjQ!2e0!7i16384!8i8192
      They walked downtown towards the Flatiron (3:09) The clock on the post is still there and working as is 200 5th to the right of the clock.
      https://www.google.com/maps/@40.7420481,-73.989221,3a,75y,227.4h,101.85t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sywt6E9F_5FY1gsAZ7XRiew!2e0!7i16384!8i8192

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    • KarenZ says: 780 comments
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      Thank you so much for sharing that, Kelly. I love seeing the old footage and think about how the people lived! The black man that drove the taxi looks so happy, but his passengers exactly the opposite! The little boy running on the sidewalk probably has great, great grandchildren running around now!

  23. cheryl plato says: 176 comments

    Howdy all, happy Friday! Got a late start on here had to juice a hundred limes and grapefruits, so I’ll share mine then enjoy yours:

    1907 Shenandoah IA 109k, Victorian/craftsman full of charm and character and beautiful woodwork just like the realtor said!
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/405-Church-St_Shenandoah_IA_51601_M85495-99822?view=qv

    Cute! Rowley IA 1895 Victorian cottage “doll house” with many details inside still intact 84k
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/405-Church-St_Shenandoah_IA_51601_M85495-99822?view=qv

    Waterloo IA 157k 1926 storybook style inside updates at least are very tasteful
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/136-Prospect-Ave_Waterloo_IA_50703_M80092-68726?view=qv

    139k Mabel MN 1902 lush Victorian, nice antiques too!
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/315-Newburg-Ave-W_Mabel_MN_55954_M70597-01327?view=qv

    take a look at this 1890 Winchester KY mini-Italianate for 35k!! inside could be brought back to its original beauty..
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/118-Jefferson-St_Winchester_KY_40391_M44492-83973?view=qv

    1880 Minnesota Lake, MN 65k adorable cottage in a peaceful setting
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/230-4th-Ave_Minnesota-Lake_MN_56068_M87668-23857?view=qv

    1899 exquisite cottage Victorian Pittsburgh TX 135k… the few updates are tasteful,mostly original
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/333-Quitman-St_Pittsburg_TX_75686_M89848-11402?view=qv

    1863 Parkersburg WV Victorian mansion in perfect condition original lights 224k
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1033-Juliana-St_Parkersburg_WV_26101_M44726-62099?view=qv

    1880 39k sweet! country home Crystal Falls MI. Look at the kitchen!!
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/317-Wagner-St_Crystal-Falls_MI_49920_M40808-47918?view=qv

    Finally, my super-duper bargain of the week: 11k!! Victorian 1890 Exira, IA…. sure it needs work but still has beautiful woodwork and built-ins and charm!
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/100-N-Cottage-St_Exira_IA_50076_M76165-49676?view=qv

    happy weekend! gonna make a grapefruit Margarita and enjoy Old House Dreams1

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  24. cheryl plato says: 176 comments

    Huh! Rowley IA one didn’t post, here it is again:
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/107-Rowley-St_Rowley_IA_52329_M71445-59211?view=qv

    Another thing: Noticed when you click on the realtor.com links, they don’t show up at first(all you see is a bunch of homes) but they show up in five seconds. Then you have to click the back arrow twice to get back to this exchange.

  25. nic says: 52 comments

    Craftsman bungalow, Franklin, Indiana, $189,000
    Love the unique craftsman windows
    Just came on the market hours ago and can’t find it on Zillow yet. Here is another link plus a video.
    https://www.movoto.com/franklin-in/498-e-madison-st-franklin-in-46131-85
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzh1-xR873s

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  26. Sandy B says: 320 comments
    OHD Supporter

    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    1787 New Ipswich-NH
    Gorgeous Colonial…..great price.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/146-Old-Country-Rd-New-Ipswich-NH-03071/117797010_zpid/

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  27. ChrisICU says: 504 comments

    So I thought I’d mix it up a bit, fellow OHDreamers….

    Most times I LOVE old houses. They even smell better than new houses. Sometimes, though, there are days when living in an old house seems more like a nightmare. That’s typically related to maintenance/repairs and heating costs. But, to quote the Bard Of The 70’s “I can’t quit you baby” https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=29PSPafL54o.

    So, today I bring you another type of house…in oil. Maintenance free, just as pretty & dreamable, and surely a lot more affordable. A is my favorite what’s yours?

    A https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/sg-maniatty-oil-on-canvas-deerfield-home-e994f3fb0a

    B https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/jeffrey-reed-20th-c.-ac64134b49

    C https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/a.-ferzenaar-canadian-oil-on-canvas-house-scene-4f045a1805

    D https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/marieluise-hutchinson-cape-cod-b.-1947-house-i-044434c8f8

    E https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/leland-curtis-1897-1989-carson-city-nv-sha-9be4759bb8

    F https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/dedrick-brandes-stuber-1878-1954-los-angeles-3db488dbbe

    G https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/frank-depascale-american-20th-c.-0cc4b3195f

    H https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/douglas-ferrin-b.-1959-38d4b05b61

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  28. Norris Brown says: 1 comments

    For your consideration, this is a great old house in the town of Bourne on Cape Cod. It needs a new owner who can rehab it. I would buy it if I had the money

    https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/ma/bourne/276-county-rd/pid_25193268/

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  29. nailwhacker Pete says: 22 comments
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    1935 cape with A&C elements
    Malverne, NY

    How about a castle in Glasgow for L220,000 (about $281000)The 1830 property, which is also known as Breeze’s Tower or Duncan’s Tower, also features its own mature and well maintained private gardens.
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4840648/Gothic-castle-50ft-tower-sale-220-000.html

    Not for sale but you can rent it for 40K a month. Irvington-on-Hudson, NY C.1860 “the only known residence constructed in the eight-sided, domed colonnaded shape of a classic Roman Temple.”
    http://www.josephpelllombardi.com/?homes_page=octagon-house
    more pictures: https://www.armourstiner.com/

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  30. btk says: 2 comments
    1759 Federal
    Shepherdstown, WV

    Unique, historic home for sale in lovely colonial village near DC. On the National Register and adjacent to grist mill with largest overshot wheel in US. See at: https://circaoldhouses.com/property/abraham-shepherd-home/

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  31. Eileen M says: 221 comments

    Rehab? I don’t see anything that I couldn’t live with unless, of course, its structural or mechanicals that need to be addressed.

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  32. Steffany says: 2 comments

    I recently visited Fredericksburg, TX, and was impressed to see so many historic homes. Unfortunately it appears that many of the available historic homes were renovated beyond recognition inside. I still recommend checking out the area for historic homes. It’s quite a charming town. Here are a couple I found that seem to have more original features.

    1870, $850,000, historic German rock home style of the area
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3610-Welgehausen-Rd-Fredericksburg-TX-78624/2092277141_zpid/

    1930, $799,000 “Farmhouse Cottage” (Queen Anne style?)
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/411-E-Main-St-Fredericksburg-TX-78624/2089853575_zpid/

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  33. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 9338 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Today is going to be a same states day. Got a ton of Ohio, Pennsylvania and Iowa homes that I’ve been stockpiling just to avoid days like this. 🙂 I’ll do my best to at least post only homes with unpainted wood work, mostly…mostly.

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  34. Richelle Dante says: 1 comments

    This is a gorgeous 1920’s Craftsman home with original floors, windows and doors. http://www.232cambridge.com/gallery

  35. luv4stephen@aol.com says: 41 comments
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    A family member’s home:

    https://www.bullardrealtyllc.com/-/listing/300521479/320-Market-Street-Cheraw-SC-29520

    320 Market Street
    Cheraw, SC 29520
    4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
    4,900 sq ft; lot: 0.87 acres – MLS# 138157
    Built in 1822 — Lots of history

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  36. Teri R says: 287 comments

    1884 Two Story, only $50,000 and lots of original light fixtures, woodwork, and the exterior trim/wrap-around porch!! 429 E. Frye, Peoria, IL
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/5139351_zpid/1700-1935_built/built_sort/40.736234,-89.57149,40.682688,-89.632688_rect/13_zm/18_p/

    1909 Classic Revival, Brick in Quincy IL – Deep porch, matching detached garage, fancy dormer windows!
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/IL/2092924470_zpid/21_rid/1835-1935_built/built_sort/40.312519,-90.961304,39.880234,-91.450882_rect/10_zm/2_p/0_mmm/

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  37. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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    1980 board & batten modern

    1930 Modern, English, architect designed and built for personal use

    https://www.themodernhouse.com/sales-list/woodbridge-2/

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  38. btk says: 2 comments
    1759 Federal
    Shepherdstown, WV

    1759 Federal on National Register in Shepherdstown, WV $685K. Adjacent to grist mill w largest overshot wheel in US. https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/211-High-St-E_Shepherdstown_WV_25443_M37129-41628?view=qv or https://circaoldhouses.com/property/abraham-shepherd-home/

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  39. natira121natira121 says: 222 comments
    1877 Vernacular
    Columbia River Gorge, WA

    Good morning everyone,

    I just saw an article on thelocal news that a house used in the filming of the Twilight movie is for sale. I almost didn’t check it out, but I’m glad I did!

    The kitchen is awesome!

    https://www.cascadesothebysrealty.com/broker/andrewferranti/prop/184-6th-st-st-helens-or-97051-18510944-390125/

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      Fabulous, how do you get to enjoy that lovely upstairs deck with th rounded opening? The upper stairway is such a tease.

    • Randy C says: 383 comments

      Whoee! Although the exterior is beautiful, I was NOT prepared for that interior. One of the best yet in my opinion.

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 286 comments
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      1980 board & batten modern

      What an amazing place. Makes me want to read up on the history of mcm, i do already appreciate it, my dining area, for example, is housed with the same Wegman chairs, but the scale of adventure this house offers has me wanting to know what is original 1962, and perhaps what has been added, if at all, and what is …IS MCM. Smile.

    • Sarah Erwin says: 53 comments

      Impressive, but it would be like living in a museum!

    • ChrisICU says: 504 comments

      I could live here forever just as it is. A bit over the top for me, but it all works so well. I’d want it furnished as-in. Make me reconsider Dallas.

  40. Vyctoria NightingaleVyctoria Nightingale says: 38 comments

    $279,900
    4 beds
    2 full, 1 half baths
    3,792 sq ft
    0.36 acres lot
    Ironton, OH
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2407-S-5th-St_Ironton_OH_45638_M36180-66485?ex=OH608332073&view=qv

    $225,000
    5 beds
    2 full, 1 half baths
    4,152 sq ft
    1.08 acres lot
    Salem, OH
    This home has been modernized some, but still has gorgeous features I love this one!
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/930-S-Lincoln-Ave_Salem_OH_44460_M36976-81975?view=qv

    $495,000
    3 beds
    1 bath
    27.0 acres lot
    Salem, OH
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/34447-Teegarden-Rd_Salem_OH_44460_M37732-81425?view=qv

    $255,000
    3 beds
    2 full, 1 half baths
    2,614 sq ft
    0.68 acres lot
    Salem, OH
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/849-S-Lincoln-Ave_Salem_OH_44460_M39540-37543?view=qv

    395,000
    4 beds
    2 full, 1 half baths
    4,584 sq ft
    6.52 acres lot
    Elyria, OH
    I’ve shared this before, but it is too beautiful to not share twice.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2082-Grafton-Rd_Elyria_OH_44035_M44653-27283?view=qv

    $109,900
    3 beds
    1 full, 1 half baths
    2,000 sq ft
    0.48 acres lot
    Andover, OH
    The exterior is beautiful. Love the porch.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/195-Maple-St_Andover_OH_44003_M42111-69918?view=qv

    $119,900
    5 beds
    2 full, 2 half baths
    2,436 sq ft
    0.32 acres lot
    Andover, OH
    Has some very beautiful details.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/105-Mill-St_Conneaut_OH_44030_M35152-19452?view=qv

    $249,000
    5 beds
    3 baths
    4,081 sq ft
    0.4 acres lot
    Wytheville, VA
    The staircase is stunning.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/690-E-Spiller-St_Wytheville_VA_24382_M53466-53273?ex=VA637780946&view=qv

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  41. ChrisICU says: 504 comments

    Shared this house a few years ago and sharing again as the price has dropped. SUCH a lovely home. Was/is owned by a renowned newscaster. Love the restraint, original features, and artful way it was restored. I have good friends in Charles town…if only I could afford the price. https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/296-Piedmont-Ln-Charles-Town-WV-25414/2095669779_zpid/

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  42. Sandy B says: 320 comments
    OHD Supporter

    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    Price reduction……we’ve seen this before, but it is absolutely the best conversion/restoration of a train station I’ve ever seen and worth seeing again…..gorgeous…!!

    1898. Bloomingburg, NY, on 3.96 acres now at $840.000
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/20-Harvest-Rd-Bloomingburg-NY-12721/208796104_zpid/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=emo-propalert-button&rtoken=9225ae70-0d06-47cc-a6e8-4e27f85f853e~X1-ZUxys7xro5c0zt_6ttic

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  43. JimHJimH says: 3740 comments
    OHD Supporter

    RIP Aretha Franklin

    Bringing down the house just 3 years ago:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHsnZT7Z2yQ

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  44. jillieD says: 49 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1952 Ojai, CA

    Earlier this week when Kelly posted the Modernistic home in Toledo, I began to wonder if there were any well-priced MCMs around. A search on Zillow brought up this fabulous, 1959 MCM in Cincinnati, OH, for sale by owner at $229,000. Includes original appliances AND a built-in TV! Better still, the name of the street is Delight Drive. Not much to look at from the street view, but wowsa! what an interior!
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/951-Delight-Dr-Cincinnati-OH-45238/34323635_zpid/?

    Cincinnati also appears to have an abundance of wonderful Tudor homes. This one is my fav for $135,000, although I’m not sure about the bright green room on the second floor. Paint is an easy problem solver.
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Cincinnati-OH/house_type/34243754_zpid/4099_rid/100000-325000_price/400-1300_mp/1919-1965_built/pricea_sort/39.356599,-84.272347,39.003711,-84.887581_rect/10_zm/5_p/

    • Sandy B says: 320 comments
      OHD Supporter

      2001 craftsman farmhouse
      Bainbridge Island, WA

      Jilli……wonderful picks! What a time capsule is the MCM….WOW, those owners really appreciated what they had and went with it. How sad if the next owners do not….a time capsule for sure, it’s all perfect.
      And the Tudor ….$135,000 for such a beautiful house in a charming setting. It’s much more than a, “starter” home. Makes me wonder what’s going on in Toledo??

      • John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
        OHD Supporter

        1889 Eastlake Cottage
        Fort Worth, TX

        The seller/owner of the 1959 house on Delight Drive calls the house a “time capsule”. No arguments there. I’ve seen very few pre-1960 Mid Century Moderns that were this intact and original. I can only hope the next owner banishes any thought of going in and updating this house to the 21st century-that would border on the criminal and ruin the MCM appeal and value of this rare house. Cincinnati is a neat town with outstanding architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries. Thanks for sharing.

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  45. Wilfred says: 7 comments

    Located in Wiscasset, Maine a 1740 colonial listed at $1.295 million. Out of my price range but a beauty to look at.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/4-Hodge-St-Wiscasset-ME-04578/84988394_zpid/
    Another Wiscasset, Maine property offered at $649,500 the Le Garage restaurant. It is located right on Sheepscot Bay,I enjoyed many fine meals here before it closed.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/15-Water-St-Wiscasset-ME-04578/2094140840_zpid/

    • Sandy B says: 320 comments
      OHD Supporter

      2001 craftsman farmhouse
      Bainbridge Island, WA

      Thanks Wilfred……..we’ve seen this before….a little surprised they’ve not reduced the price at all. I love Wiscasset.. We spent three days in a rental across the bridge last fall. I also adore this historic house…..lovely property!!!

  46. Sandy B says: 320 comments
    OHD Supporter

    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    1862 Troy, NY townhouse at $699,999……fabulous..! Check out the gorgeous doors throughout especially.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/1914-5th-Ave-Troy-NY-12180/66894770_zpid/?utm_source=Yahoo&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=addresssearch

  47. Sandy B says: 320 comments
    OHD Supporter

    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    $429,000, 1820, “Diamond Hill,” at Charlotte Court House, VA…..lovely and not to large to manage. I could do that just fine…!!

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/252-David-Bruce-Ave-Charlotte-Court-House-VA-23923/2088258921_zpid/

  48. Sandy B says: 320 comments
    OHD Supporter

    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    $339,000 Negotiable, 1903 Texas lovely…….nice photography too.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/301-Kroschel-St-Hallettsville-TX-77964/87409250_zpid/?utm_source=Yahoo&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=addresssearch

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  49. John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 4386 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1889 Eastlake Cottage
    Fort Worth, TX

    Thanks for sharing, Sandy. Hallettsville, population of about 2500, is nicely situated roughly midway between Houston and San Antonio. This house, among other things, definitely appears to reflect some of the design ideas of Joanna Gaines on TV’s Fixer Upper show. But unlike some of the sometimes drastic makeovers seen in the show, most of the original details remain here along with the modern updates. While I’m more of a period purist, this approach has validity in the marketplace especially for those who like some of the flavor of the old along with all the modern amenities. The house suggests a lot of careful planning went into the makeover and I would expect it to sell unless Hallettsville’s rural location would impede finding the right buyer. The town itself has a lot of small town Texas charm.

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