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  • c. 1850 – Blair, SC – $173,900

–Romanesque (1880-1900)

1898 Romanesque – St. Louis, MO – $1,695,000

40 Portland Pl, Saint Louis, MO - For Sale*

This historic Richardson Romanesque style CWE mansion, constructed of Indiana limestone, was built for G. Warren Brown, founder of Brown Shoe Co. in 1897. The entrance hall boasts rosewood wainscot and staircase with Italian mosaic floor. Adjacent is a study with walnut boiserie & marble fireplace. The rosewood paneled living room features original leaded-glass bookcases and carved French limestone fireplace. A solarium with art glass skylight opens to the LR, DR & veranda. The butler's pantry, kitchen, breakfast room and 2 powder rooms complete this floor. The 2nd level includes the master suite with his/hers bath/dressing rooms, and 2 additional bedrooms with ensuite bath. Located on the 3rd level are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and sitting rooms. A billiard room with fireplace and bonus room are in the partially-finished basement. The extra-large lot features a pool and carriage house with 3-car garage and living quarters.

6 Beds // 11437 Sqft

05/24/2017 // 77 Comments

1901 Romanesque – Lexington, MO – $78,000

1821 Washington Ave, Lexington, MO 64067 - Sold*

Unique Richardsonian Romanesque with fabulous curb appeal. The projecting round corner tower with conical roof offering terra-cotta brickwork is unusual to Lexington. The arched motif is carried into the home and showcased in the curved foyer and arched doorway to living room. Beautiful leaded glass is featured and some doors have lovely faux graining. Great attic space. This home most recently served as Wentworth Military Academy's Alumni House.

3 Beds // 2 Baths //

05/17/2017 // 14 Comments

1889 – Saint Paul, MN – $1,490,000

59 Irvine Park, Saint Paul, MN 55102 - For Sale*

This historic house shines with European style. Constructed with a dedication to quality, health and community, the Ohage House continues to build on that tradition. Set apart from downtown Saint Paul and exciting-eclectic West Seventh Street, this mansion is both private and urban. Walk to nearby markets, restaurants, breweries, theaters, big and small venues, and the Mississippi River. Features include four finished levels, four fireplaces, and a nanny/mother-in-law apartment.

7 Beds // 7314 Sqft

04/20/2017 // 35 Comments

1891 – Jackson, NH – $1,295,000

61 Carter Notch Rd, Jackson, NH 03846 - For Sale*

This extraordinary, historical property, known locally as "The Castle", situated on two acres across from the famous Jackson Falls is a fantasy made real. The Castle, built in 1891, using stone from the Ellis River, designed by William Bates, was constructed to embody the style and spirit of a Chateau and English castle. Measuring over 5000 square feet, distributed over three floors, you will find, in part, a total of six bedrooms, a library, dining room, living room and an eat-in kitchen with lots of storage space. All of the bedrooms have seasonal water views of the Ellis River. Other rooms have views of the mountains and ski trails. Also a caretaker cottage and garage are on the property. The level of workmanship found in The Castle reigns supreme. Few homes of this era remain in such magnificent shape. This property is poised for the life, love, laughter and discerning taste of the next owners.

6 Beds // 5351 Sqft

03/19/2017 // 34 Comments

c. 1890 Romanesque – Albany, NY – $799,000

10 Thurlow Ter, Albany, NY 12203 - For Sale*

Currently zone commercial with mixed use in the works. The Charles LaDow House, designed in the Romanesque style, is an imposing residence on a choice lot overlooking Washington Park. Carefully constructed of stone for the wealthy inventor, this late 1800s home is truly memorable with each unique detail thoughtfully conceived to compliment the whole.At over 8,600 square feet on three finished levels, this home is suitable to be adapted for many uses with a craft & aesthetic of America's early architecture.

11 Beds // 3 Baths // 10000 Sqft

08/11/2016 // 53 Comments

1892 Romanesque – La Crosse, WI – $995,000

1419 Cass St, La Crosse, WI - Not For Sale*

In 1892, a prominent local lumberman who would settle for only the very best built this amazing home. Rich with local history, this home would be celebrated as a true masterpiece anywhere in the world. The last decade has brought a complete renovation which includes a state of the art kitchen, bathrooms, heating and cooling system, security system and so much more. This family friendly home offers a perfect spot fora nanny or an in-law suite. Move right in and make this spectacular home yours.

8 Beds // 8 Baths // 9000 Sqft

05/29/2016 // 52 Comments

1897 Romanesque – St. Louis, MO – $1,095,000

10 Washington Ter, St. Louis, MO - Sold*

10 Washington Terrace is an architectural masterpiece on one of St. Louiss most spectacular private streets. Built in the Romanesque Revival style, this home features a full limestone exterior, Ludowici tile roof, and unparalleled architectural details throughout. The grand hall (23x14) is stunning, wrapped in exquisite rare Satinwood and featuring a fireplace and grand staircase to the second floor. The large parlor features another fireplace delicately hand carved in a Nordic theme. The music room has a fireplace carved with stringed instruments and features the original wallcovering. The library has an addl fireplace and features bookcases with leaded glass door fronts. The dining room has rounded china cabinets with glass door fronts and wallcovering of hand etched leather. The updated, yet preserved kitchen features a French Lacanche range. Large master ste. on the second floor. 3 addll bedrooms and baths. 3 more beds, a bath and large rec room on 3rd floor.

7 Beds // 4 Baths // 7644 Sqft

05/23/2016 // 25 Comments

1890 Romanesque – Peoria, IL – $399,900

1010 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 - Sold*

Majestic Richardson Romanesque revival style mansion built by prominent Peorian, John W. Gift, & fully restored by present owners to precise detail. This grand residence is located on one of the highest points of the bluff with commanding views of IL river & downtown skyline. Features include incredible open staircase, stained glass & finishes that include onyx floors, Bradbury wallpapers & beautiful hardwoods. Enjoy the views from almost every room including 3 sunrooms & tower with access to the rooftop deck! This property will suit the most discriminating buyer...HURRY!

4 Beds // 4 Baths // 5030 Sqft

04/14/2016 // 32 Comments

1885 – Dorchester Center, MA – $899,000

35 Melville Ave, Dorchester Center, MA 02124 - Sold*

This grand Queen Anne Romanesque Revival home sits on a perch overlooking historic Melville Avenue's architectural gems. Long a local landmark, it was designed by City Architect Arthur H. Vinal for his family and has been respectfully cared for by the current owners for over fifty years. Spectacular museum quality features include 10' coved ceilings, four intricately carved tiled fireplaces, parquet flooring with elaborate inlays and a grand Tara staircase rising to a stunning stained glass window bay (there are 31 stained glass window panels in the home). The opulent dining room of Moorish design with applied plaster tiled walls, built-ins and a large stained glass window nook framed by a Syrian arch is the star of the show. Showings by appointment beginning Saturday April 9 and Sunday April 10 from 1:00-3:00pm both days.

4 Beds // 2 Baths // 2870 Sqft

04/05/2016 // 43 Comments

1889 Queen Anne/Romanesque – Saint Joseph, MO – $171,500

724 N 5th St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501 - Not For Sale*

Heartigan house built 1881-Btfl woodwork-Open staircase-3 balconies-Wrap around porch-11 stained/colored glass windows-2 btfl fireplaces w/over mantles-Style is Queen Anne w/Romanesque features, located in the Robidoux Hill Historic Dist. Quiet neighborhood w/mostly owner occupied homes surrounding. Other features: 4 pocket doors-Butler pantry, 3 possible 7 bedrooms, Roof has had total tear off & replaced 2002, 2 Newer 200 amp service-Lines buried-CA new in 2002. 2 car garage with overhead shop-Large yard much more-The home is still need of final touches

4 Beds // 2 Baths // 0

03/30/2016 // 44 Comments

1889 Romanesque – Columbus, OH – $1,200,000

731 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 43205 - Not For Sale*

Welcome to the Jones Mansion, one of the finest historic homes in Columbus. Situated 1 block east of downtown on E. Broad Street, Million Dollar Mile. Zoned ARO would make a magnificent home and or office. Main house is 7358 sq ft of pristine Victorian architecture. Featuring 2 story curved staircase. Just breathtaking inlaid hardwood floors, stained glass and leaded glass, richly appointed woodwork, dining room has coffered curved ceilings, window seat loaded with built-in china cabinets. Original carriage house over 3200+ sq ft leased for $3500/month. Ample off street parking. Take a step back in time in the Jones Mansion, a great piece of Columbus history!

4 Beds // 1.5 Baths // 7358 Sqft

03/07/2016 // 51 Comments

1890 Romanesque – Joplin, MO – $379,950

422 S Sergeant Ave, Joplin, MO 64801 - Not For Sale*

Charles Schifferdecker came from Germany in 1869 as an 18 year old ready to seek a better life in America. So when he and his wife Wilhelmina built their dream home in 1890, they incorporated the castle like style of his homeland along with sparing no expense of his newly amassed fortune. Lovingly restored to its former glory and yet made new with all the modern conveniences, this property boasts original glass, woodwork, hand painted wallpaper, a pool, iron fencing, carriage house and a national historic designation. The Schifferdecker mansion is a prime example of the marriage of old-world craftsmanship with today's lifestyle. Call today for an exclusive tour.

5 Beds // 4.5 Baths // 4490 Sqft

02/12/2016 // 18 Comments

1904 Romanesque – Vincennes, IN – $109,900

400 N 6th St, Vincennes, IN 47591 - Not For Sale*

Wonderful historic home. Charm and character explains this home built in 1904, with split faced limestone exterior. You will enjoy 3 levels of finished living space, with front porch and unique turret shaped rooms, stained and leaded glass, 3 fireplaces, pocket doors, and lower level has separate entry and could be an excellent commercial business. Property is currently zoned commercial.

4 Beds // 2.5 Baths // 4592 Sqft

05/13/2015 // 20 Comments

1890 – St. Louis, MO – $499,900

3251 Hawthorne Blvd Saint Louis, MO 63104 - Sold*

One of the most impressive homes in Compton Heights! A rare opportunity to own a piece of local history and a real gem of the neighborhood. This exceptionally fine manse is in need of some restoration but has incredibly good bones. This rare crown jewel has in pristine and original woodwork, gorgeous carved birdseye maple mantels, original hand painted Italian porcelain sink, original dumbwaiter, wash stations, hand painted ceiling frescos, beautiful plaster work & incredible grand staircase, double newell posts and gorgeous gasaliers. To top it off, a stunning large stained glass window piece on the staircase landing! This home has enormous rooms with abundant fireplaces & breathtaking artglass w/music themes. European old-world craftsmanship is apparent throughout. This standard is most obvious in the quality of millwork, pocket doors, butler's pantry, linen cabinet and much more. This home is being sold in AS-IS condition. This home may qualify for historic tax credits.

5800 Sqft

10/27/2014 // 92 Comments

1886 Romanesque – South Bend, IN – $175,000

803 W Washington St, South Bend, IN 46601 - Sold*

Historic Massive Stone Home that was lived in by the Kizer Family until the 1930s. In need of a new owner who could run a business in conjunction with a great home. The property can not be used as multi family and is not for rent. Amazing interior finishes and with a vision and plan can be transformed into the glory that this home once held for the Kizer family. 6000 SF HOME and a 2200 SF Carriage House that has a 3 car garage with Apt on 2nd level and a basement! 8 BRs in the main home with 4.5 baths and 2 separate stair sets to all 3 floors of the home. Located in the West Washington Street Neighborhood across from the Oliver Mansion. Lot size is 69 ft on front x 202 ft with 97 ft across back.

8 Beds // 4.5 Baths // 6000 Sqft

10/13/2014 // 58 Comments

1895 Romanesque – Palatine Bridge, NY – $275,000

132 W Grand St, Palatine Bridge, NY 13428 - For Sale*

One of the most intriguing properties around. Limestone "Castle like" mansion situated int he village of Palatine Bridge on 12 acres. Owner has updated the roof and remodeled two bathrooms but needs finishing. Needs much work. Barn and guest house are in rough shape, formerly a restaurant and could be again or turn into private family home. What a place!

8 Beds // 4 Baths // 6112 Sqft

08/20/2014 // 23 Comments

1892 Romanesque – Huntington, IN – $179,900

809 N Jefferson St, Huntington, IN 46750 - Sold*

A rare opportunity to own a piece of Huntington history is now available. The Purviance House was built around the turn-of-the-century and was the premier home on historic North Jefferson Street. The home features over 9,000 square feet on two levels. This square footage does not include the basement of 4,500 sq. ft. or the attic with 20' ceilings that was planned to be a ballroom with another 3,900 sq. ft. The total square footage of the house is 17,492. The owner has invested over $500,000 in preserving the structure but has decided not to renovate the interior. This property will require much renovation as there is currently no HVAC, plumbing, electrical, kitchen or baths. The woodwork is original and there are 10 fireplaces throughout the house. The grand staircase was a work of art including stained glass windows, a seating area and a mosaic tile fireplace. There is, also, back stairway. The views from the two balconies are phenomenal overlooking downtown Huntington. This property

5 Beds // 6 Baths // 17492 Sqft

06/23/2014 // 77 Comments

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