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Historical Shelters

Gettysburg Historical Home Walking Distance to Dining, Shopping

By Bethany Erickson | March 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

When Jacob Culp bought the plot of land in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that became the site of his blacksmith shop, he might not have envisioned that eventually, his heirs would build a home on it in 1892, near the town’s Methodist church. And he definitely likely didn’t envision that the house would be listed in 2020, […]

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Fire? Earthquake? This Painted Lady Survived Both

By Bethany Erickson | March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe, but there was a time when San Francisco’s famed Painted Ladies were not the vivid colors you expect, but a dull, drab gray. In fact, you’d hardly even know that this week’s Historical Shelter – an 1898 pastel Queen Anne Victorian flanked by sisters in blue and taupe – once likely […]

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New Jersey Historic Home Predates American Revolution

By Bethany Erickson | March 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

It’s not often that you come across a home that saw the birth of the United States, but this week’s historical shelter is a New Jersey property that has watched America grow from a collection of colonies, through the Revolution, to a 50-state country with a couple hundred (and change) years under its belt.  Saddle […]

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Tampa Charmer With the Very Charming Price

By Bethany Erickson | March 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Sometimes our Sunday Historical Shelter has an intriguing backstory, but sometimes — as is the case this week’s Tampa Mediterranean bungalow — it was picked because it is just simply adorable. The home sits in Seminole Heights, which is a historic Tampa neighborhood and district chock-a-block full of historic bungalows and buildings. One of Tampa’s […]

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Rose Valley Property Offers Historical Arts & Crafts Two-fer

By Bethany Erickson | February 23, 2020 | Comments Off on Rose Valley Property Offers Historical Arts & Crafts Two-fer

When William Lightfoot Price bought 80 acres from the estate of Antrim Osborne in 1901 in the name of the Rose Valley Association, it was with the aim of creating a home for artists and craftsmen.  Our historical shelter today came to our attention thanks to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and sits in […]

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Midcentury Modern Stunner in Denver is ‘Habitable Art’

By Bethany Erickson | February 16, 2020 | Comments Off on Midcentury Modern Stunner in Denver is ‘Habitable Art’

The listing agent calls the location of this stunning Denver Midcentury Modern A-frame “one of the sweetest blocks in Park Hill” – which only boosts how much in love any lover of post-war modern architecture could be in this historical shelter. Near the tony Seventeenth Avenue parkway and just blocks away from Denver’s large City […]

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