Sometimes we discover things quite randomly here at The Urban Rowhouse. One of our new-found favorite places for inspiration is Pinterest. If you haven't seen our RowHouse Magazine board, please check it out. Our pins represent both what we've written about on this blog as well as row houses we've seen on other boards. Recently, … Continue reading Garden City Row Houses in Hellerau, Germany
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A few weeks ago, I posted a photo of a rather interesting row of homes that were angled instead of facing the street head-on. This isn't the typical type of row people think of but if you've got angled streets, this is exactly what sort of row houses you'll see since it allows for rectangular … Continue reading Victorian Row Houses in Richmond, Virginia
Think you need to live in a big city to live in a row house? Nope! They're all over the place. Large towns, small towns, suburbs... you name it! We recently were introduced to the town of Newburgh, NY, where they have some lovely row house. Cher Vick from Newburgh Restoration was nice enough to … Continue reading Shared Post: Quality Row Newburgh, NY
In the early 18th Century, near the Baltimore harbor, there was a densely wooded area beautifully situated near a natural deep water port. In 1730, an English gentleman named William Fell decided that this would be the perfect place for ship building and related commerce so he established such a center and called it Fell's … Continue reading Fell’s Point, Baltimore, Maryland
One of my favorite row house neighborhoods in New York is Brooklyn Heights. Not only do we have fond memories from when we lived nearby in Cobble Hill, but Brooklyn Heights has a wonderful range of row houses. I recently found myself in the area and decided to take a few photos of some of … Continue reading Visiting Wooden Row Houses in Brooklyn
So excited that we were featured on the Newburgh Restoration blog this week! So I visited their blog to see what they're about and saw this article about row houses: Row-Row-Row…"A-bode" There are some wonderful wooden row houses that we don't get too many of in the city. And it's nice to see row houses … Continue reading Row Houses in Newburgh, New York
First, a big thumbs up to Grid Magazine. I acquired a complementary copy at my gym and was very surprised to find a variety of nice articles about preservation and sustainable living in Philadelphia, including one about historic masonry and how awesome bricks are. And, we all know how much I love bricks. Anyway, visit … Continue reading Is Historic Preservation a Good Thing?
I've lived in three great row house cities: New York, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. Say what you will about the quirks and negative things, all three cities have an abundance of row houses. But what makes a really great row house neighborhood? What if we started from scratch? Creating the Ideal Row House Neighborhood We can … Continue reading The Perfect Row House Neighborhood
Originally posted Winter 2007. Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, one of the historically protected neighborhoods of New York City. The average age of a house in the area is about 150 years old with some as old as 200 years. Cobble Hill has been around since the 17th century and is located just south of Brooklyn Heights, … Continue reading Cobble Hill, Brooklyn, New York