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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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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 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

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