I am pleased to introduce Richard Haymes and Michael DeJong. They own a beautiful Georgian / Greek Revival row home in Jersey City, New Jersey that they have lovingly restored. Their home is a wonderful juxtaposition of comfort and elegance with a great respect for the history of their home. Where is your neighborhood? Richard: … Continue reading Perfectly Combining Sophistication and Historic Sensibility in Jersey City
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
This is a lovely row in South Philadelphia. Behind these homes are some of the most beautiful gardens!
Here is a lovely row of Greek Revival row houses in Philadelphia. One of the bad things about this time of year is that I hardly get a moment out during daylight hours so it's a little dark. Portico Row was built during 1831-32.
We're always thrilled to learn about famous row houses. The Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia is pretty well known and a regular stop on the tours. Although it stands alone today, it was attached at one point. The entry has been re-fabricated and may or may not be what the home originally had, but is typical of … Continue reading Row House of the Week – The Betsy Ross House
I saw this beautiful Spanish-style row in Forest Hills in Queens, New York last spring during a long-distance run with my mom.
This home, on Elfreth's Alley in Philadelphia, is one of several that are available to purchase. Elfreth's Alley is one of our favorite blocks in Philadelphia and is the longest continually inhabited block in America. All of the homes are historic and many predate 1800.
This newer construction row house in constructed of brick and blends well with its 18th Century neighbors. Behind this home is a shared space that includes a large in-ground pool.
Brick row homes in Philadelphia, PA.
During a recent trip to New York, we discovered this lovely row house studio (249 1/2) on East 13th Street. I can't imagine a better place to work! Because of its small size, I imagine if it had been a regular home, it probably wouldn't have survived. But, thanks to its famous owners, it's here … Continue reading The Studio of Karl Bitter and Giuseppe Moretti