Celebrating National Preservation Month: A Tribute to America's Historic Homes and Places
Did you know that May is National Preservation Month? The National Trust for Historic Preservation has declared this year's theme as "celebrating America's treasures" to bring awareness to the preservation of "irreplaceable and tangible reminders of our roots." To honor this important month, Old House Web salutes the historic home as a significant place that has contributed to the American experience. Visit select homes and other historic landmarks by reading through our various tours, videos, and images.
Brooklyn Brownstone Preservation Victory: One Year Later
Four brownstones on MacDonough Street in Brooklyn were nearly destroyed in 2010 when a load-bearing cellar wall crumbled. Through quick, emergency intervention they were saved. A year later, construction continues.More
Small kitchen designs work when flexibility is designed in. This great example also incorporates Green features.
Reclaimed wood is a great combination of beauty and eco-friendliness. We feature a unique staircase fashioned from reclaimed timbers.
Installing insulation is simplest and most effective Green Renovation you can do. Here's some facts on insulation and old homes.
A room-by-room visual tour of the house restored to its 1860 appearance.
- After 1970
- Before 1800