May 3, 2019: Link Exchange (Supporter Thank You!)

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120 Comments on May 3, 2019: Link Exchange (Supporter Thank You!)

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  1. Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11932 comments
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    1901 Folk Victorian
    Chestatee, GA

    Special thanks to the OHD Supporters!

    Today’s old house photos was a lucky coincidence. I purchase these on eBay, two different sellers, one in New York and the other in Tennessee but listed at the same time. I’ve been excited to show these ever since I received them. Unfortunately I do not know the location.

    Don’t forget to include the price, state/city if not in the link, build date or give us an idea of what you are sharing. I’d rather you link to a listing site (Realtor, Zillow) or the agency site than another old house site because the fun of this is digging through real estate listings and sharing your finds, it’s kind of cheating if you skip that and go to a source of nothing but old house listings. 😀

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    • dunamovindunamovin says: 153 comments

      How times change. Wonder
      How many OSHA violations they would earn today
      Thanks Kelly.

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      • Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1041 comments
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        1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

        I used to be married to an OSHA guy, so I immediately spotted some serious safety violations — like the fellow standing on top of the ladder! Yikes! But what extraordinary work these men did.

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        • CindyCindy says: 267 comments
          1866 Italianate/Queen Anne
          Brunswick, MO

          I always holler at my husband for standing on top of the ladder. The one that says in big red letters – “THIS IS NOT A STEP”. haha Extraordinary work indeed without the electric tools.

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    • Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 1848 comments
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      1936 Cabin

      I love looking at these two pictures together, along with all of your close-ups. I particularly like the way the tops of the columns come in and out of the dark shadows. I enjoy seeing the human side of these old homes and to see how they were put together. thank you-

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    • JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
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      Great photos – thanks! I’ve never seen that many workers on a job site all at once.

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      • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11932 comments
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        1901 Folk Victorian
        Chestatee, GA

        What do you think is stacked out front in bundles? Flooring?

        I think this would beat the number of workers: https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2017/11/03/november-3-2017-link-exchange/

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        • JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
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          Yeah, but those guys are just standing around. Get to work!

          It does look like flooring – a relatively cheap commodity back then.

          It’s odd that they’re painting the porch columns before putting the siding on. Coordinating subcontractors is always a problem!

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          • natira121natira121 says: 683 comments
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            1877 Vernacular
            Columbia River Gorge, WA

            No kidding on subcontracting! My last place I did all the contracting and at one point, I had siding going up, an electrician at work, a sheetrock crew there and ready to work. However, the tile guy, who had to finish tiling the floor in the same room that needed sheetrock, was first a no-show, then showed up four hours late!

            I burst into tears, but had to laugh when all the sheetrockers (only one of which spoke english) tip-toed around looking like they wanted to hide.

            The tile guy apologized profusely and FINALLY explained why he’d been repeatedly a no-show, or very late (and it was an exceptionally good reason) and said he’d never had anyone cry at him before. I assured him I wasn’t prone to outbursts either, but he had seriously tried my patience!

            This house, I’m doing everything myself, so scheduling isn’t so much of a problem *grin*

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            • Really love these old photos and would love to know if this home is still around. I thought the bundles in the front yard were lathes for the plaster/lathe walls this had on the interior, just a guess though. Would love to have a house built like this one today.

          • CharlestonJohnCharlestonJohn says: 1121 comments
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            Charleston, SC

            The guy painting those columns looks to be standing on top of a site-built ladder. It is interesting how haphazard the job site appears with bundles of wood (lath?) piled up sitting outdoors long before the house is dried in. The roofers aren’t much different than today. Just casually hanging out on 12/12 slope not concerned about that one misstep.

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        • Barbara VBarbara V says: 1024 comments
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          1800 cottage
          Upstate, NY

          It looks like lathe to me – for lathe and plaster walls…?

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        • TXJewelTXJewel says: 376 comments
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          1920 Thurber Brick 4 Square
          Strawn, TX

          I was wondering if the bundles might be lathing?

        • Sandy BSandy B says: 778 comments
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          2001 craftsman farmhouse
          Bainbridge Island, WA

          Kelly, I also think the bundles may be lath for plastering the interior…could be flooring, but they are pretty short lengths.

        • JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
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          Now I feel bad for agreeing with you on flooring. It’s lath, but thicker and higher quality than the stuff used now. ?

          It’s good that we can have opinions and be wrong on occasion without being called idiots, or worse. If only the rest of the internet was as friendly.

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          • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11932 comments
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            1901 Folk Victorian
            Chestatee, GA

            It didn’t occur to me it would be lath, thought it was shorter but it makes sense that would be installed before the flooring.

        • ScottScott says: 339 comments
          1951 Grants Pass, OR

          I thought it was bundles of lathe.

    • peeweebcpeeweebc says: 1080 comments
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      1885 Italianate.
      MI

      Great pictures this week Kelly, as usual! Those men were definitely fearless. And the final completion pic is awesome.

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    • SueSue says: 536 comments
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      1802 Cape
      ME

      What a wonderful set of photos. Quite the find.

  2. Barbara VBarbara V says: 1024 comments
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    1800 cottage
    Upstate, NY

    Kelly, what an incredible coincidence! Few photos seem to exist of the historic construction process – I find them so fascinating. But to have the two separate sets of photos reunited is just wonderful…

    Here is a 1700/1850 stone complex for $895,000 in Esopus, NY. It apparently began life as a tavern and a general store, and now is a gorgeous residence on 2+ beautifully landscaped acres on the banks of the Walkill River. Don’t miss the open air stone ruin “room”:
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/89-Church-Hill-Rd-Esopus,-NY,-12561_rb/

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  3. CharlesBCharlesB says: 481 comments
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    1846 Gothic/Greek Revival
    NY

    Kelly, to me these are the best pics you have ever posted. I could pore over them for hours. And the one wouldn’t have half the impact without the other!

    In Woodville (Pinckneyville), MS, on the Mississippi River right on the Louisiana line, Cold Spring Plantation is for sale. Built in the Federal style in 1805, it has later Greek Revival additions. It has been owned by the same family since 1840 and looks like something Charles Laughlin would have photographed. Priced at $425,000 on 72 acres:

    https://www.peterpatout.com/cold-spring-plantation.html

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  4. SalleeSallee says: 22 comments
    1893 cottage
    MS

    Welcome to Aberdeen, Mississippi. Beautiful old town on the TennTom waterway with many antebellum homes from when cotton was king.
    First house and contents will be auctioned this Tuesday May 7th. House built 1897 and has 1.9 acres of land. Auction link included.
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/pmf,pf_pt/house_type/78065846_zpid/3-_beds/globalrelevanceex_sort/33.875119,-88.437366,33.685354,-88.668079_rect/11_zm/?

    http://www.taggartauction.net/354_Auction.shtml

    Lenoir Cottage built 1890 when some of the Lenoir family move to Aberdeen from the plantation home a few miles outside of town.
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/pmf,pf_pt/house_type/78065564_zpid/3-_beds/globalrelevanceex_sort/33.875119,-88.437366,33.685354,-88.668079_rect/11_zm/2_p/?

    Carlton Home built 1902. Most of the woodwork has escaped the paint brush! 125k with cheap taxes. 180k.
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/pmf,pf_pt/house_type/78065615_zpid/3-_beds/globalrelevanceex_sort/33.875119,-88.437366,33.685354,-88.668079_rect/11_zm/?

    The photos of the week are phenomenal. The bundle of laths out front is very interesting.

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    • SherryLynnSherryLynn says: 105 comments
      Marion, AR

      I love all 3 of these houses!!

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    • MichaelMichael says: 2656 comments
      1979 That 70's show
      Otis Orchards, WA

      I love all of them but the last one in my fav. I love the upstairs bathroom especially!

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    • natira121natira121 says: 683 comments
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      1877 Vernacular
      Columbia River Gorge, WA

      I agree about this weeks pictures! Kelly, you’ve made quite a find! And yep, the third one of these is my favorite too, what an awesome place! Did anyone else notice the stars in the leaded glass door surround? I don’t think I’ve ever seen that before. Though I do wonder…. don’t the stars look upside down? Not that I mind, it’s a bit of quirky that I enjoy!

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6678 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Great houses Sallee. Good eye. Thank you!

      House 1 is my fave. It has great style and scope for a Queen Anne cottage: kind of a higher tier Queen Anne adaptation of an iconic Southern, folk Vic., form. Love that the current owner left that great old wall paper. Hope it continues to survive, because it sure contributes to the sense of antique authenticity here.

      House 3 = Awwwwwwe Kittttty. So adorable.

  5. Miss-Apple37Miss-Apple37 says: 1180 comments
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    1875 Limestone house
    Langeais, Loire Valley,

    These old photos showing the construction process are fascinating!!

    I’m sharing 2 links today:

    400sqft house near Barbizon, SW of Paris (countryside), 850,000€. Check out the length of the beam in the living-room! http://www.terrasses-jardins.com/achat/paris/maison/perthes-lisiere-barbizon-maison-12p-jardin-gge/ Barbizon is a super cute village that became famous at the time of the impressionist painters. Today it’s a village filled with galleries of painting and other arts and crafts, stone houses, a very nice place to stroll, and at the edge of the village is Fontainebleau forest (with rocks and cliffs, i have fond teenager memories there, it’s fun for kids to climb on these big rocks), and in Fontainebleau, a gorgeous royal château in the center of the town. (a few pics of Barbizon and the forest here: https://www.detoursenfrance.fr/patrimoine/patrimoine-rural/barbizon-une-palette-de-talents-5036 and the castle here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palace_of_Fontainebleau )

    And different style, a bourgeois house North of Paris (not many pics unfortunately) with typical architecture from the beginning of the 20th century that can be found in thermal towns, ornate facades mixing bricks, stones and ceramic: http://www.terrasses-jardins.com/achat/paris/maison/bas-montmorency-maison-bourgeoise-10p-cour-et-jardin-dependances/ (1 million €)

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  6. MattDMattD says: 123 comments
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    1870 Classical Revival
    New Orleans, LA

    1852 Antebellum home in Franklin, LA Currently being used and a B&B. $1,990,000.00
    https://www.homesforsaleacadiana.com/-/listing/300972234/99-Main-Street-Franklin-LA-70538?content_index=5176903&from=results

    1875 Italianate mansion in Griffin GA. $799,000.00
    https://carmenpope.atlantafinehomes.com/eng/sales/detail/258-l-1486-888662/1590-carver-road-griffin-ga-30224

    1893 Queen Anne with Eastlake Elements in Moultrie GA. $335,000.00
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/2458-Sylvester-Hwy_Moultrie_GA_31768_M59828-37634

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  7. JulieJulie says: 346 comments
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    1997 1 storey contemporary

    Kia Ora/Hello from New Zealand,

    I thought I would take a look at what’s for sale on the Banks Peninsula east of Christchurch and I am glad I did because I found so many wonderful old homes. The peninsula is of volcanic origin and has two large harbours and lots of bays and coves. The main road is very, very winding and steep so it makes for a great drive.

    Charming two storey cottage (couldn’t find a date) in the Little River settlement. Secluded setting and on 47 acres. French doors opening onto a verandah so you can enjoy the pretty gardens. Offers over $US456,668.00

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3532064

    Fully restored mid 1800’s Colonial near Governor’s Bay. Lots of native timber features and nicely tucked away in a grove of trees. The real estate blurb says it would make a great get-away home given it’s proximity to Christchurch but I would rather live in it full time. It is for Auction and has a council valuation of $US436,800.00.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3537939

    “Bantry Lodge” near French Farm built in 1880 with a two storey addition added in the 90’s. Stunning water views and a separate self-contained cottage. It has a Deadline Sale and a council valuation of $US721,318.00.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3541273

    Up the rose lined footpath to a beautifully restored 1930s villa in Little River. Move in ready and priced at $US390,420.00.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3480616

    Exceptional two storey heritage listed 1859 Victorian “Dalcroy House” in Lyttleton Harbour is in pristine condition and impeccably decorated. There are also the views of the harbour to enjoy. Cruise ships visiting Christchurch berth at Lyttleton Harbour as well as other working vessels so you would always have something to look at. It is Price by Negotiation and has a council valuation of $US582,259.00. I love this place but it is too close to the neighbours for me.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3507193

    http://www.heritage.org.nz/the-list/details/7376

    One storey “pre-1914” villa in Wainui (“big water” in Maori) with a view and setting that makes the home itself almost an afterthought. Price on application but has a council valuation of $US403,615.00.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3528448

    Early 1900’s villa in Akaroa built from locally milled native timbers and on 39 1/2 acres. Very private setting within walking distance of the charming former French settlement of Akaroa. It is a Deadline Sale and I was not able to find a council valuation but it will be in the 7 figures.

    https://www.realestate.co.nz/3543717

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  8. ENDANGERED 1933 Wallops Island, Va lifeboat station. Government has declared it surplus. It is eligible for the Historic Register. The government is entertaining bids for demolition or moving. It is basically a 2 1/2 story house that was used as dormitory and offices for the lifeboat crew.

    https://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/2019/05/01/1933-wallops-beach-lifeboat-station-likely-have-removed/3471995002/

    For bidding info: https://www.fbo.gov

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    • JoeJoe says: 748 comments
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      1820 Federal
      Baltimore, MD

      Hi dunamovin,
      Thank you for posting this. This link:
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=sMtklNquTB4
      is to a video that was on your link. The following is info that I gleaned from the video.
      Not only is this boarded up Colonial Revival life station available, it must be moved or the government will demolish it.
      -From this video, starting at 3:35 (3 minutes 35 seconds in), one can see that there is what looks like a complete set of its original architectural plans archived somewhere. Although the link that you provided shows a picture with it boarded up, one can see that it could be a great house if moved and restored. It was transferred to the Navy in 1942 to be decommissioned in ’47. It continued to be used for various purpose such as housing naval personnel until it was transferred to NASA. NASA used it as their base for experimenting on early rockets.
      -Talk about historic, think of all of the lives that the Coast Guard saved from this property, its use during WWII, and then as part of the space race. We may not be rocket scientists, but any of us with the resources could own a home that housed many of them in the fifties. WOW!!!!!! I hope this makes the main OHD page even if it only has the one exterior picture. Maybe the regulars could find interior spots and more info.

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  9. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 1848 comments
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    1936 Cabin

    I have not had a chance to read the entire article yet, but what I have was interesting. This is on Notre Dame, the title is in the link below. I was just listening to the radio show The Best of Our Knowledge, and listened to a local college professor talking about how old the roof timbers were when they were cut down. We will probably never again see such massive trees used on a roof like that again. It got me thinking and out to the internet I went. Below is what I found:

    https://www.wired.com/story/how-to-build-and-keep-building-a-cathedral-like-notre-dame/

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  10. John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 5450 comments
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    1889 Eastlake Cottage
    Fort Worth, TX

    Anderson, Indiana, is a pleasant smaller city of 55,000 about 40 miles northeast of Indianapolis. It does have commuter rail service from Indy that connects with Muncie to the east. The West 8th Historic District in Anderson has some of the town’s most distinctive period homes including this c. 1885 example priced at $299,900 https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/926-W-8th-St_Anderson_IN_46016_M40046-57715 The house looks move in ready and has apparently been well maintained for many years. I’m having a difficult time getting a “read” on some of the interior details as some of the newer features appear to have been custom made to blend in with the original details. A lot of Victorian house here is offered for the money.
    Kelly, Thanks for sharing the period construction details photos. The wood bundles outside appear to be strips of cedar or cypress lath as where you can see through the framework there doesn’t appear to be lath yet on the inside. I believe the long metal container next to the bicycle is a water heater of the period. This was destined to be a fine home from the turn of the last century. I appreciate you sharing.

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  11. dwr7292dwr7292 says: 446 comments
    1930 carriage house
    Bethlehem, CT

    Hi All,

    This one popped on the market this morning, a COMPLETELY original 1910 Craftsman in Watertown, Ct for $179,900. What do you think of that stove in the kitchen? Just wow, that it’s been 100 plus years without any significant modifications.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/103-Middlebury-Rd_Watertown_CT_06795_M36585-77835?view=qv

    A large and gracious 1913 Colonial Revival farmhouse in Morris Ct listed for 1 million. It’s on 3 acres with water frontage on Bantam Lake. The property has barns and all sorts of possibilities. It looks like a natural bed and breakfast site.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/160-E-Shore-Rd_Morris_CT_06763_M46865-59470?view=qv

    Another rambling farmhouse, started out in 1783 with many additions, in Brookfield, Ct listed for $898k. This is one of those houses where more equals more.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/82-Obtuse-Rd-S_Brookfield_CT_06804_M40458-00907?view=qv

    A sad 1775 Cape with additions in Bridgewater, Ct listed for $379k. This is a foreclosure that needs some love. The location is incredible, and I expect there are views for days from the top of this ridge line. Adjacent to multi-million dollar estates.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/245-Skyline-Ridge-Rd_Bridgewater_CT_06752_M46724-14003?view=qv

    A 1908 Dutch Colonial Revival for 240k in Farmington, Ct. I’ve admired this house in passing. Just needs some TLC and a hedge trimmer.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/100-Lovely-St_Unionville_CT_06085_M47663-12347?view=qv

    Lastly, my personal favorite of the bunch, is this 1798 Cape in Woodbury, Ct listed for $265k. Nicely renovated, though I doubt I would fit in that upstairs shower.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/322-Old-Town-Farm-Rd_Woodbury_CT_06798_M45667-24366?view=qv

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    • jillieDjillieD says: 92 comments
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      1952 Ojai, CA

      You’re right. The Watertown house appears to have missed the hands of time. Amazing.

    • JulieJulie says: 346 comments
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      1997 1 storey contemporary

      The Obtuse Road is just lovely but I adore the 1798 Cape in Woodbury. I prefer smaller homes in general and this one has some great features and a sense of warmth, coziness and simplicity that is very appealing to me. Having said that, the small size means I will end up tripping over one of my three Labs within 5 minutes of moving in.

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6678 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Thanks’ for sharing DWR.

      The stove in house 1 is most likely the original unit. It’s a beauty, and quite valuable and collectible. It is a duel fuel range which has gas burners to the right, and wood/coal fired burners to the left. Either option will fire the oven. They are the ideal on/off grid appliance, and I want one! 🙂

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    • SueSue says: 536 comments
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      1802 Cape
      ME

      I really like the Dutch revival Farmington. Too bad it doesn’t come with my land. My husband would have a tiny commute.

      I think the Bridgewater house is a gem but they are asking too much for it. Taxes are already very high and whatever work you put into it is going to raise them.

  12. Architectural ObserverArchitectural Observer says: 1016 comments
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    1906 Queen Anne, Oberlin, Kansas — only $62,000! This house is a Radford plan book design… No. 1509 built in reverse. The previous (not current) owners reversed a lot of misguided 1960’s “updates” and poured lots of time and love into the house; it is very nice inside.

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/211-N-Rodehaver-Ave-Oberlin-KS-67749/91119509_zpid/

    Here’s a link to the house as shown in Radford’s Modern Homes via archive.org:

    https://ia800209.us.archive.org/BookReader/BookReaderImages.php?zip=/14/items/cu31924014082089/cu31924014082089_jp2.zip&file=cu31924014082089_jp2/cu31924014082089_0122.jp2&scale=2&rotate=0

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  13. Sarah with a hSarah with a h says: 86 comments
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    1906 Victorian
    West Des Moines, IA

    This link is for a stunning 4,000 plus square foot, 1905 home in St. Louis, MO, that is listed for $795,000. The windows, light fixtures, and trim are beautiful. The owners are transferring out of state due to a job change. This home has been loved by all its former owners.
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/5045-Westminster-Pl-Saint-Louis-MO-63108/2993143_zpid/

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    • Absolutely Stunning! Incredible beautiful exterior detailing and love the roof line n tile roof. Then when you see inside it’s overwhelming. Hard to find one old home of this time period that was so elegantly and expensively endowed with every possible architectural upgrade available. One of the very best homes ever on this great site!

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    • natira121natira121 says: 683 comments
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      1877 Vernacular
      Columbia River Gorge, WA

      I got a good giggle out of the sitz bath kitchen sink! Gorgeous house!

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    • Barbara VBarbara V says: 1024 comments
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      1800 cottage
      Upstate, NY

      Lovely house. I’d never have thought to use a Sitz bath for a kitchen sink…!

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6678 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Cool house. Thanks’ SaraH. We either saw this house years ago; or this is the second sitz bath kitchen sink I’ve seen. Heheheh.

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  14. Andrea SAndrea S says: 49 comments
    OH

    Please, please, please someone from this site buy this house!! Findlay, Ohio $168,000, built in the 1860s. It will need a ton of work because it’s currently used as low-income apartments, and it breaks my heart every time I drive past it: https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/737-E-Sandusky-St_Findlay_OH_45840_M42295-63212. I’m certain it was just beautiful at one time…?

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  15. Absolutely Stunning! Incredible beautiful exterior detailing and love the roof line n tile roof. Then when you see inside it’s overwhelming. Hard to find one old home of this time period that was so elegantly and expensively endowed with every possible architectural upgrade available. One of the very best homes ever on this great site!

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  16. Sandy BSandy B says: 778 comments
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    2001 craftsman farmhouse
    Bainbridge Island, WA

    Price drop again on previously posted 1898 converted train station……a divine property. Now $598,000 down $300,000 from original listing price. This is a fabulous work of art all around. It would be a delight to live in. I just enjoy viewing it from time to time. Bloomington, NY

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/20-Harvest-Rd-Bloomingburg-NY-12721/208796104_zpid/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=emo-propertyalertnew&rtoken=553e66c4-c0d4-4cba-9a62-78728a4f6448~X1-ZUxys7xro5c0zt_6ttic&utm_term=urn:msg:201905011534321a9641a80b4fbc13&utm_content=image

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    • Scott CunninghamScott Cunningham says: 395 comments
      1856 Tudor (fmr Victorian)
      Leavenworth , KS

      I’m usually not the biggest fan of Santa Fe style, but man!! they sure did it right in this one!! You are right, its an amazing house, and I bet would be really fun to live in. Who thought having a big pole in the middle of the LR could be so cool?

  17. Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1041 comments
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    1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

    There’s a good chance someone has already shared the link on this hugely significant International-style house in St. Louis, and if so, my apologies for the duplication. But this place literally took my breath away.

    At first glance of the plain red-brick exterior, I thought it was an old school. But the back of the home is a geometric symphony of curves and lines. Only after feasting my eyes on the elliptical library, the stained glass and the front door’s neoclassical medallions did I see that the house was designed by CHARLES EAMES.

    Wonderful touches like the Mozart notes etched onto bricks, decorative glass and other details by local artisans.

    Here’s the link for the Meyer House, 1937:

    https://www.zillow.com/savedhomes/for_sale/2787086_zpid/1_pnd/66.372755,-45.57129,-12.468761,-148.051758_rect/3_zm/1_rs/1_fr/

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    • CandyCandy says: 148 comments
      OHD Supporter

      Carpentersville, IL

      Daughter of George, for some reason I’m not able to pull this link up and there’s not enough information in the link to search for the property. If you could post the address it would make it searchable (in case anyone else is having the same problem as I am) Thank you!
      Zillow needs to fix its site! Ack!!

      • Kelly, OHDKelly, OHD says: 11932 comments
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        1901 Folk Victorian
        Chestatee, GA

        Here it is on Realtor.com (I agree, Zillow link system was changed badly recently!)
        https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/4-Deacon-Dr_Saint-Louis_MO_63131_M75201-71696

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        • CandyCandy says: 148 comments
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          Carpentersville, IL

          Oh good Lord! Kelly, Thank you! I’m having real issues with some of the links posted from Zillow and many times I just skip it (especially if it’s not an area I’ interested in) but for some reason it seemed like I needed to see this one and Oh! Good! Lord! Please…someone who knows about this home post more information because it’s truly intriguing! It reeks of bygone times filled with elegance and grace and yet I can see it being a cozy home.

          • Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1041 comments
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            1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

            Candy, the home really is extraordinary! It’s had only two owners, to my knowledge — and the last owner kept peacocks! It also has a greenhouse and tennis court, which I wish we could see. Eames also designed furniture for the house.

            • CandyCandy says: 148 comments
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              Carpentersville, IL

              DoG… I’m just totally Enamored! And ironically, had you not said what you did in your post, I wouldn’t have looked past the first photo from realtor.com! The front facade has zero appeal for me in the long shot. Picture #2 raised my interest and when I got to the first interior shot (the staircase) I think I yelled something along the lines of “Oh hell yes!” Thank you sooooo very much for posting this (and again, thank you Kelly for the working link). I am NOT moving to Missouri but the look and feel of this home feeds my soul.

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            • CandyCandy says: 148 comments
              OHD Supporter

              Carpentersville, IL

              Oh… and as far as the peacocks go…I always thought that having peacocks roaming around your home would be very cool… elegant. However, I was a home health nurse in the Sacramento CA area and one of my patients had peacocks take up residence on his property. OMG! They are LOUD in a horrible screeching nasty way… and they can be really nasty and aggressive. Not to mention that having peacocks means you have peacock poop and birds that big… I think you see where I’m going here! I am a wound specialist and he had a surgical wound that required me to make visits every day for weeks on end and those peacocks scared the beejeezus outta me! I’m an animal lover but peacocks, no thank you!

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              • natira121natira121 says: 683 comments
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                1877 Vernacular
                Columbia River Gorge, WA

                LOL!!!! My neighbors told me years ago that I was not EVER to have peacocks! (I have a small farm) Personally, I don’t mind peacocks, but I DO mind guinea hens. Good Lord! They could raise the dead!

                As for my neighbors (they are wonderful people that I adore) I keep thinking maybe I need a couple of donkeys *wicked rin*

                • CandyCandy says: 148 comments
                  OHD Supporter

                  Carpentersville, IL

                  Oooooooo Natira! You’re baaaad! Personally, I could deal with donkeys easier than any type of fowl. I love parrots and song birds and all that, but I’ve had every bad experience you can imagine with ducks, geese, chickens… nooooo… no no no no NO!! And you’re already familiar with the peacock thing… Give me a donkey any day, noisy or not!

      • Daughter of GeorgeDaughter of George says: 1041 comments
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        1905 Neoclassic & 1937 Deco

        I’m sorry, Candy! The address is 4 Deacon Dr., St. Louis.

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    • ChrisICUChrisICU says: 668 comments

      Yes, this was posted a couple of weeks ago. I also found a link where the original owner walked the videographer around the house and described the details. Such a great house. Thanks for re-sharing – it’s worth it.

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    • jillieDjillieD says: 92 comments
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      1952 Ojai, CA

      A stunner, to be sure.

    • StevenFStevenF says: 820 comments
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      1969 Regency
      Nashville, TN

      Wow! This look spoke something from pre-war MGM screwball comedy. I can see Carol Lombard, Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, etc gliding through these rooms. I ran across another small article about the house which states that the musical notes were from Alice Meyer’s favorite symphony.

      https://www.stlmag.com/design/property/designed-by-eames/

      Here’s the floor plan.

      https://www.eamesoffice.com/the-work/the-meyer-house/

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    • RosewaterRosewater says: 6678 comments
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      1875 Italianate cottage
      Noblesville, IN

      Jezus Daughter – Wow! I want that one FOR YOU. 🙂 Talk about high style, luxe, and spacious. Thrilling state of preserve. Wow. Throw $100K at it in top-shelf, period and style correct lighting fixtures and you’re in business!

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  18. NonaKNonaK says: 252 comments
    OHD Supporter

    Austin, TX

    1887 Nephtali Grumbach House – Galveston, TX – $515,000 – 4,879 sq ft – Great curb appeal, love the porches, original carriage house, note the interior doors. Lots of original details.
    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/1718-Church-St_Galveston_TX_77550_M75473-42970?ex=TX2287922949

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  19. Barbara VBarbara V says: 1024 comments
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    1800 cottage
    Upstate, NY

    An unusual looking place – 1901 of unknown (to me) style in Waynesburg, PA for $369,900. I’m hoping someone can enlighten me as to what style it would be considered?:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/145-W-High-St-Waynesburg-PA-15370/124563156_zpid/?

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  20. CoraCora says: 2064 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    1957. A beautiful neoclassical home. Some of my favorite parts: the bathrooms are fantastic, the pink metal kitchen cabinets, the floors in the entrance (and the shape of the entrance foyer, and the…doorknob!), and those beautiful doors that open up to the mini-bar. The outdoor spaces are stunning as well. $454K

    Amarillo, TX:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2320-W-16th-Ave-Amarillo-TX-79102/55592166_zpid/

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    • StevenFStevenF says: 820 comments
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      1969 Regency
      Nashville, TN

      Wow! That’s an amazing slice of Hollywood Regency in Amarillo. I love everything about it, except maybe the kitchen wallpaper which gives me vertigo. Wonderful, thanks for sharing!

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  21. Anne M.Anne M. says: 891 comments
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    1972 raised ranch.
    Hopkinton, MA

    Just came across this article on a 1956 MCM designed by Richard Neutra for sale in suburban Philadelphia that some folks might be interested in:
    https://www.dwell.com/article/frank-and-betty-miller-house-richard-neutra-philadelphia-866016ee?fbclid=IwAR15hosO7NhiuSwCJnhcBZmYOhfwCfIhdty8BLlNVJFtZk29vXsarrrZ4Dg
    Here’s the listing, it is selling for $650,000.
    https://www.kurfiss.com/search/homes-for-sale/109-s-whitehall-rd-jeffersonville-pa-19403-pamc552520-2030153/

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  22. jillieDjillieD says: 92 comments
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    1952 Ojai, CA

    My fav of the week, I think.

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  23. Scott CunninghamScott Cunningham says: 395 comments
    1856 Tudor (fmr Victorian)
    Leavenworth , KS

    A few Leavenworth listings. The first is a superb “Grand old house”, on a huge yard. Its currently being encroached by developments (at one point it was all by itself out in a field), but retains its huge lot and should remain as a great house with a big yard, just will have neighbors soon. Its historically been one of the “Big Family” houses here in town, but as the kids grow up and move out, the parents downsize and the house goes back on the market.

    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Leavenworth-KS-66048/77229454_zpid/87063_rid/39.343691,-94.914021,39.278211,-94.995904_rect/13_zm/1_fr/

    The next is a great older house adjacent to the somewhat famous Harvey Mansion (Fred Harvey family, with the Harvey Houses/Harvey Girls). Its been updated, but lots of the old features remain.

    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Leavenworth-KS-66048/77227851_zpid/87063_rid/39.323052,-94.906029,39.306683,-94.926499_rect/15_zm/1_fr/

    Lastly is one thats been recently updated. It was a “tired old house” for a long time (I looked at it when it was for sale), but the new owners certainly gave it a thorough modernization. Its in a great neighborhood, but I think the asking price is about double what it will eventually sell for.

    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/Leavenworth-KS-66048/77227954_zpid/87063_rid/39.323052,-94.906029,39.306683,-94.926499_rect/15_zm/1_fr/

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  24. Gail M.Gail M. says: 200 comments
    1964 Brutalist midmod condo
    Saint Paul, MN

    WONDERFUL house across the street from where I grew up. 417 W 4th St, Ladysmith, Wi, $175,000, built 1908.
    https://www.coldwellbanker.com/property/417-W-4th-St-N-Ladysmith-WI-54848/94136405/detail?src=list

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  25. KyleKyle says: 23 comments
    1911 Edwardian flat
    San Francisco, CA

    Here’s something a little different, I saw it and I could not resist sharing.
    211 Kaiulani St, Hilo, Hawaii 96720, $1,200,000 4 Bed 4 Bath built 1896
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/211-Kaiulani-St-Hilo-HI-96720/548319_zpid/?
    Few pictures on Zillow, there are actually more on Craigslist
    https://honolulu.craigslist.org/big/reo/d/hilo-fsbo-victorian-mansion-filled-with/6877781631.html

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  26. Lancaster JohnLancaster John says: 846 comments
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    1875 Victorian Farmhouse
    Lancaster, PA, PA

    I’m re-posting this great home in Elkins Park (suburb of Philadelphia) even thought it was recently posted to the main page in the hope that Kelly will put it on the “Endangered” list. The agent has this listed as “land” for tear-down and redevelopment. Unless there are issues not visible in the photos, this home deserves to be saved and lived in. $250K, Elkins Park, PA https://www.oldhousedreams.com/2019/04/28/elkins-park-pa/

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  27. JpdillonJpdillon says: 42 comments
    1965 Levitt House
    Stony Brook, NY

    1886 Queen Anne, built by architect Issac H. Green
    https://www.zillow.com/homes/for_sale/house,condo,apartment_duplex_type/62615947_zpid/1875-1925_built/globalrelevanceex_sort/40.920517,-72.764854,40.578759,-73.380089_rect/10_zm/3_p/?

    This thing is amazing, and I think I will be looking further into this architect’s history on Long Island.

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  28. JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
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    Two along the Delaware River, both over-updated but pretty.

    A 1922 Revival summer house by architect William Bottomley, with Samuel Yellin ironwork. $2.25MM – New Hope PA:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3044-River-Rd-New-Hope-PA-18938/9095372_zpid/

    Three 19th C. row houses and a cabin, near Stockton NJ – $298K
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2200-Daniel-Bray-Hwy-Stockton-NJ-08559/38840160_zpid/

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  29. BTurneyBTurney says: 2 comments
    1871 Second Empire 3 Story
    titusville, PA

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/424-E-Main-St-Titusville-PA-16354/78600956_zpid/?view=public

    We have loved this home for many years. It is now for sale for $69,000 in beautiful historic Titusville, PA. The neighbors are friendly, the climate is nice, near restaurants and other ammenities. Walmart nearby and other home stores.

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  30. SueSue says: 536 comments
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    1802 Cape
    ME

    I would scoop this up if it wasn’t so far from where my husband is working.

    It is said that this cape in Canterbury CT is the former home of Hezekiah Crandall and that Prudence actually stayed here with her brother for awhile. Prudence Crandall (September 3, 1803 – January 28, 1890) was an American schoolteacher and activist who pushed for women’s suffrage and the rights of African Americans in the United States. Originally from Rhode Island, Crandall was raised as a Quaker in Canterbury, Connecticut. “Prudence Crandall’s chance to help people of color came in the fall of 1832. Sarah Harris, the daughter of a free African-American farmer near Canterbury, asked to be accepted to the school to prepare for teaching other African Americans.Although Crandall was uncertain about the reception of Harris, she eventually admitted the girl, establishing what is believed to be the first integrated classroom in the United States.” Things did not go well for Prudence after that. One of many horrible things done to her was that the townspeople poisoned the school’s well which was its only water source—with animal feces, and prevented Crandall from obtaining water from other sources She eventually had to leave town. In the end she was recognized for her amazing work but not until just before she died. I would be honored to own a house where she slept.

    House was built in 1812. I am in love with the curved glass fan over the front door and the carved roses on the molding. Beautiful old post and beam barn as well. Asking price is $320,000.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/49-Bennett-Pond-Rd_Canterbury_CT_06331_M42966-94644?ex=CT2259771309#photo0

    1775 Colonial in Middletow, CT. This one is a beauty that I would like to go see. Not a fan of the realtor pictures. They just don’t do thsi beauty justice. The listing says, among other things,that the house has a “buttery”, museum grade raised paneling, “unmatched trompe l’oeil artistry” (but does not show a picture), 5 fireplaces (some that look like they need work) and the gorgeous wide board floors. It’s been on the market since last year. Asking price 325,000.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/227-Atkins-St_Middletown_CT_06457_M49715-91531?ex=CT2284638455#photo0

    Another beautiful Colonial circa 1810 in Somers, CT. Gorgeous floors and a barn that is drool worthy. More updated than the house above but I still like it. Asking price 349,000 with taxes that are reasonable.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/623-Hall-Hill-Rd_Somers_CT_06071_M33784-50448?ex=CT617978141

    This 1875 Cape with add ons over the years. It’s in Warren CT on 16 gorgeous acres. Another one with a long commute for my husband. A little hodge podgy with exposed beams, fireplaces galore and lots of nooks and crannies.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/298-Milton-Rd_Warren_CT_06754_M45822-85997?ex=CT617862993#photo14

    Adding a Maine house right near me. A farmhouse, circa 1882, and a 1769 post and beam barn. All on 68 acres. The house is adorable and what a beautiful spot. Asking price is 289,000

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/69-S-Fowles-Ln_Whitefield_ME_04353_M37619-41850?view=qv

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  31. ‘The house with the lion!’ The George & Charlotte Crosby House. Year built listed as 1904, 7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, and 5,493 sqft for $649,900 in Duluth, Minnesota. I would imagine this house has been on this site before, but I wanted to share anyway. Everything about this home, interior, exterior is beautiful. And also, there’s a lion!

    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2029-E-Superior-St-Duluth-MN-55812/61519064_zpid/?

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    • JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
      OHD Supporter

      Thanks! Maybe shared before but not featured (hint), an impressive Prairie Style house with fabulous terracotta ornament and mostly intact original details inside and out.

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  32. CoraCora says: 2064 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    1956. Where does one find a turquoise toilet? After seeing this, I must have one. $2.1mil

    Los Angeles, CA:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2073-Redcliff-St-Los-Angeles-CA-90039/20747547_zpid/

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  33. CoraCora says: 2064 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    1941. Oh, I love this house. The listing describes it as “a fixer” – I wouldn’t change a single thing! Especially not that kitchen. $850K

    Los Angeles, CA:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/3987-Hepburn-Ave-Los-Angeles-CA-90008/20579535_zpid/

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  34. Kimberly62Kimberly62 says: 1848 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1936 Cabin

    https://www.zillow.com//homedetails/651-Hayes-Hill-Rd-New-Marlborough-MA-01230/2087820173_zpid/?utm_source=email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=emo-sendtofriend-hdp&rtoken=bd51ff59-c5e2-4c26-adf5-bbc9e0d04289~X1-ZUveo4kiegi2h5_46au8
    1964 Modern set in the Berkshire hills of New Marlborough, MA on 58 acres, 1,549,000. Beautiful views. Nice integration of windows, stone and wood. Light and airy. Plus two guest houses and pool.

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  35. CoraCora says: 2064 comments
    OHD Supporter & Moderator

    Clinton, TN

    1900. Here’s a big old girl that needs to be moved before 9/1/19. That’s alotta house to pick up and move. $10K

    Emmetsburg, IA:
    https://www.zillow.com/homedetails/2001-Broadway-St-Emmetsburg-IA-50536/2085395118_zpid/

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    • JimHJimH says: 5158 comments
      OHD Supporter

      The Parish House of the Assumption R.C. Church. The church merged with another in town and the older church was demolished in recent years. The house would certainly be worth moving for a local resident.

      http://sites.rootsweb.com/~iapaloal/assumption2.jpg

      https://www.facebook.com/FaithOfStThomas/

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    • MWMW says: 906 comments

      That is a very nice looking house and appears to be in good, solid condition as well. It is a shame they want it gone. Hopefully it can be moved and saved.

      Hate to say it, but it is NOT “priced to sell”, if it has to be moved. Them asking $10K for it is probably not going to make it easy for that to happen. Instead of them having to pay for demoing and hauling it away, they are trying to actually make $10K off of it. My guess is they will be paying to demo it at that rate. If I was interested in it, I’d find out what it is going to cost them to demo it and offer them to move it for a bit less than that. They save some money and the house gets saved and moved. Hopefully they want the space for a new more usable church building and not just parking. But wouldn’t be surprised.

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    • SueSue says: 536 comments
      OHD Supporter

      1802 Cape
      ME

      Wow can you imagine moving this? I can’t imagine what that would cost and then putting it all back together. A beauty for sure.

  36. Sarah with a hSarah with a h says: 86 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1906 Victorian
    West Des Moines, IA

    Posts like this break my heart! I moved a 2 car garage less than a mile in 2003 and it cost $2,000. I’m also in Iowa. I can’t imagine it costing under $100,000 to move it. It’s a beautiful home so hope it’s saved.

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  37. TedTed says: 7 comments
    1908 Italianate-ish
    St. Louis, MO

    The T.A. Pappas House, St. Louis, MO. $1.2 Million. Frank Lloyd Wright designed home.

    https://www.realtor.com/realestateandhomes-detail/865-Masonridge-Rd_Saint-Louis_MO_63141_M76457-62477

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  38. Sarah with a hSarah with a h says: 86 comments
    OHD Supporter

    1906 Victorian
    West Des Moines, IA

    Oh my! Or maybe Holy Cow!
    I grew up in a town of 11,000 in Iowa that had TWO Frank Lloyd Wright homes of this home’s era.
    This one is gorgeous! But, at the risk of sounding like a whiner, I must add if I were to pay over a million for a home, I’d want a concrete, or at least asphalt driveway.

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  39. The Dillon House in Topeka, Kansas sits across the street from the State Capitol. It was originally built in 1911 but deteriorated significantly. Royal Corinthian was part of the historic renovation project. We sent somebody to make a mold from a statue in the back of the house and then manufactured the 4 statues on the front from our FRP (fiberglass reinforced polymer) material. We restored the exterior cornice from an old photo using the same fiberglass material and supplied our RoyalStone synthetic stone columns. See more of what we do at http://www.royalcorinthian.com or read more about the Dillon House at http://www.dillonhouse.com. See the facebook post with photos at https://www.facebook.com/royalcorinthian/posts/2112523985435049.

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  40. John ShifletJohn Shiflet says: 5450 comments
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    1889 Eastlake Cottage
    Fort Worth, TX

    R.C., I was intrigued to see the array of products your firm makes. As you may know, during the latter part of the 19th century into the first decades of the 20th, many fine homes had what we today informally refer to as “widows walks”. They consisted of a flat roof platform surrounded by an ornamental balustrade. Ten of thousands of them were constructed on houses in the Colonial/Classical Revival and Queen Anne styles. The original balustrades around these platforms were constructed of high quality, old growth woods but even with the best maintenance, they seldom survived more than 40 years because of their full exposure to the elements. I would think, depending on the pricing, you’d have a substantial market for platform balustrades made of long lasting synthetic materials for this purpose. I took a photo of this early 1900’s Colonial Revival in Wabash, Indiana, a couple of years ago and was amazed to find the original rooftop balustrade remained: https://www.flickr.com/photos/11236515@N05/32360749077/sizes/k/ (likely rebuilt more than once) I bookmarked your products website as I occasionally get requests from individuals restoring historic homes. I think there are many who could benefit from your long lasting products. Thanks for your posting-the old house restoration community needs all the product resources and help homeowners can find.

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