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Sometimes it's pointing, sometimes it's plumbing. And, if you're lucky, somtimes it's simply peeling paint.
As we dwell in these structures built so many years before us, we often come to wonder about their origin, their history and their date of construction.
A Brief History of the American Doorknob - “Ode to a Doorknob” – singing praise to such a simple everyday object, sounds bizarre and ridiculous, doesn’t it?
All Paint professionals agree that the key to any successful painting project lies in Preparation! Preparation! Preparation! The Exterior of Your Historic House: A Basic Paint Recipe
Aside from white-steepled churches and village greens, probably nothing characterizes New England as much as the Cape Cod house.
This bill allows communities to raise and appropriate money designated for their own local open space, affordable housing and historic preservation projects.
Curb Appeal is a series of not-so-scholarly musings on historic architecture as seen from the street during the authorâ€™s ramblings around the Northeast. If you have a favorite neighborhood, town center or enclave of historic homes that youâ€™d like featured, please contact me via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a circuit rider for the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation, Brad Schide drives around the state helping cities and towns, property owners, preservation groups and developers save historic buildings.