herringbone bricks

Row House Review – Sept ’17 Edition

While I'm in grad school, it's hard to write full length articles. However, I'm fairly active on Facebook. If you're inclined, please join us there. Meanwhile, I thought I'd share a digest of recent posts here. If you've got cats in your row house, you might be able to incorporate some of these ideas like … Continue reading Row House Review – Sept ’17 Edition

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Perfectly Combining Sophistication and Historic Sensibility in Jersey City

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

Greek revival row homes in Beacon Hill, Boston.

Row House Architectural Guide: Greek Revival

Type of Row House Architecture: Greek Revival Years Popular: 1825-1860 Typical Characteristics: Promanant and ornate cornices Flat roof Symmetrical façade, though entry is often to one side Windows typically six over six double-hung sash Entry or porches with prominent square or rounded columns Stories are taller than earlier homes Narrow windows around front door Architects: Alexander … Continue reading Row House Architectural Guide: Greek Revival