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
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.
Originally posted Fall 2007. Photos: Christine Halkiopoulos. A hamlet isn't exactly what I think of when I think of New York City but the neighborhood of Middle Village began as just that; a small group of English families who settled together at the mid-point between Williamsburgh and the Jamaica Turnpike in the larger area of … Continue reading Rows of Rows in Middle Village, Queens, New York
On the west side of Center City Philadelphia, there is a little row, not even a full block long, of beautiful row homes, nestled within a private gate. Walking through is like going back in time, or to the local renassaince faire. This will be an evolving feature as I can't find a thing about … Continue reading An English Village in Philadelphia