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Curb Appeal: What Came Before and the Happy Diversion of Curb-Side Sleuthing an Old House’s History

By Dan Cooper

Dan Cooper is a well-known author, and has published over a thousand articles on the subjects of antiques, architecture, preservation and historic interior design. His first book, New Classic American Houses, was published by The Vendome Press. Dan is also President and CEO of Cooper Lace, has designed and sold historic lace curtains for twenty four years, providing them to private homes, museums and film sets. Dan is also recognized as a leading authority on the subject of historic carpeting.

Architecture

Fenced In: Period Appropriate Fences

By Dan Cooper

An overview of period-appropriate fences: their existence on any specific historic property either directly enhances or detracts from the historic impression of the structures. Fences have always been a device to differentiate between “mine” and “yours” and originally were of use containing livestock.

Architecture

Show Me The Door

By Dan Cooper

My house was built in 1917; it’s a quaint little cottage with a few interesting details.

Architecture

The Cape Cod House, A New England Original

By Nick Langhart

Aside from white-steepled churches and village greens, probably nothing characterizes New England as much as the Cape Cod house.

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Curb Appeal: Highland Avenue in Greenfield, Massachusetts

By Dan Cooper

Curb Appeal is a series of not-so-scholarly musings on historic architecture as seen from the street during the author’s ramblings around the Northeast. If you have a favorite neighborhood, town center or enclave of historic homes that you’d like featured, please contact me via email at lacelord@gmail.com.

Architecture

Curb Appeal: The McKnight Historic District in Springfield, Massachusetts

By Dan Cooper

Curb Appeal is a series of not-so-scholarly musings on historic architecture as seen from the street during the author’s ramblings around the Northeast.

Architecture

Curb Appeal: Hatfield… The Real McCoy

By Dan Cooper

Curb Appeal: Hatfield: The Real McCoy by Dan Cooper Curb Appeal is a series of not-so-scholarly musings on historic architecture as seen from the street during the author' ramblings around the Northeast.

Architecture

Curb Appeal: Celebrating (Architectural) Diversity

By Dan Cooper

Dan Cooper is a well-known author, and has published over a thousand articles on the subjects of antiques, architecture, preservation and historic interior design. His first book, New Classic American Houses, was published by The Vendome Press. Dan is also President and CEO of Cooper Lace, has designed and sold historic lace curtains for twenty four years, providing them to private homes, museums and film sets. Dan is also recognized as a leading authority on the subject of historic carpeting.

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