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Old House Terminology

Shannon Lee
Dec
15
2015
The new old house is all about historical details meeting modern conveniences. Here's what that funny phrase means and how you might use its ideals.
Shannon Lee
Nov
24
2011
On a distant corner of my grandparent's farm, there was a slab of concrete in the middle of a field. When I was very young, I fancied it was a landing pad for
Shannon Lee
Jul
28
2011
When I bought my 1901 Victorian treasure, one of the selling points was the gorgeous old windows. In the back of the house, where I planned to create an office
JoVon Sotak
Nov
18
2010
There's an ongoing debate about what makes a house historic versus what just makes it old.  Conrad offers his view in his post, What Defines Historic? and
Bill Kibbel
Dec
01
2009
In a previous post, I discussed a significant structural feature of many early Dutch homes that resulted in a specific form of house.  Below are some other