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Best of Historical Shelters: Waxahachie 1945 Rambler With Designer’s Touch

By Bethany Erickson | December 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Best of Historical Shelters: Waxahachie 1945 Rambler With Designer’s Touch

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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From the Archives: The La Grange Homestead That Kicked Off Historical Shelters

By Bethany Erickson | December 27, 2017 | Comments Off on From the Archives: The La Grange Homestead That Kicked Off Historical Shelters

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2018! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

By Bethany Erickson | August 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Historical Shelters: Own the Birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe

Today’s historical shelter should be a museum, but for $400,000, the birthplace of Harriet Beecher Stowe could be yours – with a caveat. It’s kind of a giant, DIY puzzle. The Hartford, Conn., home was carefully dismantled with an eye toward moving it and turning it into a museum about the early life of the […]

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Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

By Bethany Erickson | November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Depending on how old you are, the mention of Key West, Florida, either makes you think of Ernest Hemingway, Tennesee Williams, or Jimmy Buffet — the celebrities who have, at various points in time, made the island home.  Discovered by Ponce de Leon, Key West was claimed by Spain in 1513 and named Las Martines. […]

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Historical Berkeley Beauty Boasts Bountiful Wow Factors

By Deb R. Brimer | April 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Historical Berkeley Beauty Boasts Bountiful Wow Factors

If you’re searching for a one-of-a-kind historic showplace in Berkeley, California, this 1926 treasure is a must-see. From the stunning 3,087-square-feet home to the naturesque 6,970-square-feet lot, every inch of indoor and outdoor living space is designed to dazzle the senses. Located on a private cul-de-sac at 2772 Hilgard Avenue, the sprawling two-story home – […]

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Amazing Views Punctuate Historical Neutra Design

By Bethany Erickson | March 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Amazing Views Punctuate Historical Neutra Design

When shipbuilder John Rados purchased a large, hillside lot overlooking the Port of Los Angeles in the 50s, he turned to a fellow Austro-Hungarian to create a home that would put those views to best use — Richard Neutra. Rados fled the Austro-Hungarian Empire with his family 50 years prior to the purchase of that […]

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