Architectural Housing Styles
In our housing styles section, we explore earlier homes ranging from Italianate to Queen Anne to Greek Revival homes.
We also include several fun stories about all-metal Lustron homes.Stories about historic house styles - how to identify your home.
Featured Article:Queen Anne homes: an American original
Queen Anne homes of the Victorian era are some of the most beloved examples of truly American architecture. Find out… More
3 Things to Consider When Maintaining or Refinishing Barn Doors
Common problems can arise with you refinish or maintain barn doors and fail to take the overall structure… More
Plans for a Country Villa - Circa 1875
In the 19th century, as today, magazines were filled with plans for houses. Here's one from 1875. More
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Rock-faced concrete blocks Formed concrete blocks, known as "rock-faced" have been widely used in construction throughout the U.S. Find our more about… More »
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