These ten abandoned places from around the world are not only historical in nature, but some (if not all) are also heartbreaking. Especially when considering the causes of their abandonment. A few look like they could be occupied
With the help of their friends from the Preservation Directory, This Old House has compiled a list of the best old house neighborhoods that may have been previously overlooked. There are 64 neighborhoods in all, and to make our shopping easier, TOH broke
(Image credit: Matt Grocoff)
Matt and Kelly accomplished their mission: To make their historic Ann Arbor home net zero. What does that mean? Well, besides it meaning they own the oldest net zero residence in the U.S., it ALSO means they'll never have another utility bill ever again.
(The Gauss House circa 1913. Image credit: Matt Grocoff.)
Located in the Ann Arbor Historic District, the 110 year old 'All-American folk-Victorian' has been...
A few weeks ago, MWT and I took a walking tour of one of our favorite streets in all of the Twin Cities (if not all the country): Summit Avenue. It is a street filled with history as well as the most stunning examples of residential architecture one can find in our part of the world. Here's a sampling of some of the homes
Ordering a home out of a catalog might seem odd, but back in the day, it was a very popular practice. After perusing Sears’s on-line archives of homes offered by mail-order from 1908 to 1940, complete with floor plans, I think Sears should resurrect the catalog home. Of course, their advertized prices would be a bit higher. For instance, Model No. 187 (circa 1913) pictured above sold for $1,273, which included, according to the original catalog...