Parking is often a challenge for urban row house dwellers. If you have a newer home, or adjacent property, you might be able to enjoy the luxury of a garage or off-street parking. And, if you are lucky enough to have a garage, chances are, it will have a door, or a parking space gate. … Continue reading Distinguished Row House Garage Doors
The neighborhood of Queen Village in Philadelphia, PA, is fast becoming the most-desirable place to live in Philadelphia. Recently, Philadelphia Magazine praised the positive growth and development of the greater Center City area and for local residents, myself included, the neighborhood just gets better every year. Learn more about Queen Village. Most residential properties in … Continue reading It Can Be Yours! 130 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA
I'm constantly taking photos of row houses, many of which do not make it into proper articles. Below are row houses in the Greek Revival style. Homes like this were built during much of the early through mid-19th Century in just about every major city in the Eastern U.S.. This style was also very popular in … Continue reading Row House Sampler – Greek Revival Row Houses
I'm constantly taking photos of row houses, many of which do not make it into proper articles. Below are row houses in the Federal/Georgian style. Many are period homes from before 1825. For more information about the Federal/Georgian architectural style, read our Guide to Federal Row House Architecture and Georgian Architecture posts.
The row house is the most plentiful domestic dwelling throughout the world. We don't always get to see the row houses we'd like to in person so thankfully, we have Pinterest. Visit us any time at http://www.pinterest.com/bklynwebgrrl/the-urban-row-house/ where we share all the neat row houses we've seen on the internet. Many of our photos are included … Continue reading The Urban Row House Is on Pinterest
It is not always easy to find out how old your row house is, especially if it was built before 1900, and even more so if it was a dwelling for the working-class. However, it helps to have someone put the date the row was built right on the side of the house. I intended … Continue reading Hidden Row Homes – Bell’s Court, Society Hill, Philadelphia
During the very late 19th Century through the very early 20th Century, there was a renewed interest in Spanish Mission architecture. Although largely popular in the southwest United States, there are examples where the style was embraced north of the border. If you live in New York City, you can see examples on the CUNY … Continue reading Spanish Mission Revival Style Row Houses
I've lived in Philadelphia for over seven years, spending time literally running down each block in Center City, and I'm still discovering new row houses! This is a lovely Tutor Revival row house, which means it looks like something you'd find in a village in England somewhere. And, indeed, this rather unique example, does look … Continue reading A Unique Tudor Revival Row House
You just never know what's going to happen during your long training run for the Philadelphia half marathon! Philadelphia is one of the great row house cities in the United States, and maybe the world (we like to imagine it so, lol!). Certainly, there is a great diversity of row homes here, representing centuries of … Continue reading A Gorgeous Greek Revival Row House in Fairmount, Philadelphia
There are so many wonderful details in the entrance of this house. A mix of Queen Anne and Tudor, the roof is quite lovely. I imagine at one point the door would have been equally ornate.