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Lovely Savannah Queen Anne

A picturesque house with asymmetrical composition and variety of textures and ornamentation. Typical features of the style include projecting bays, towers, wrap-around porches, ornamental balconies, multi-pane window sash, and turned and scroll-cut ornament, all found on this house overlooking Forsyth Park in Savannah, Georgia. The double-lobed porch with a patinaed copper roof and fragrant wisteria add a particular charm to this house.After the Civil War, technological advancements, including the development of balloon framing and steam mills to produce turned and sawn wood ornament, allowed the construction of houses with complex forms and elaborate detail at reasonable prices for middle-class buyers. The variety of forms and details make this style endlessly fascinating.Understanding the style of a house will help you know which features are character-defining so you can prioritize their preservation.Twenty-five architectural styles are described and illustrated in Chapter 2 of "Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners."Signed and personalized copies of the award-winning and bestselling 720-page hardcover book are available from the author in our shop at YourHistoricHouse.com/shop/.Our shop also carries select preservation and restoration titles by other authors. Save on cost and shipping with our multi-book combo packs!"Restoring Your Historic House" is also available in bookstores nationwide and from online retailers.© Scott T. Hanson 2024.#antiquehome #antiquehomes #traditionalarchitecture #historicalhomes #historicalhouse #historic #oldhome #oldhouse #preservation #preserveourhistory #homerestoration #houserestoration #ownapieceofhistory #restoringyourhistorichouse #yourhistorichome #restoration #houserehab #historicpreservation #victorianhouse #victorianarchitecture #freeclassic #queenanne ... See MoreSee Less

AN UGLY BUILDING BECAME BEAUTIFUL 😍

Poland has since the fall of communism reshaped many of its old gray boxes into more harmonic buildings. The purpose is to make the cities more appealing. Here is a very good example in the city of Nakło nad Notecią.Beauty matters ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

A NEW BUILDING WITH A TOWER 😍

The new building was made by the star architects "Patzschke & Partner Architekten" in Berlin. Inside you find modern apartments, but also a preschool.Something for your city? Beauty matters ❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

"The William Watts Sherman House on Shepard Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island, sometime in the late 1870s and 2017. It was one of only a few houses designed by prominent architect Henry H. Richardson, and it is often regarded as having provided the inspiration for Shingle-style architecture in the United States during the late 19th century.

The house was completed in 1876, and the top photo was taken soon after, but within just a few years it was expanded with a wing on the left side, which was completed in 1881. Today, the house is widely considered to be an architectural masterpiece, and it is one of the many Gilded Age mansions that are now part of the Salve Regina University campus.Historic image courtesy of the Cornell University Library, Andrew Dickson White Architectural Photographs Collection. ... See MoreSee Less

With Texas Historical Foundation – Bridge Street History Center just got recognized as one of their top fans! 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

With Texas Historical Foundation – Bridge Street History Center just got recognized as one of their top fans! 🎉
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