A Palace on the Hudson
In 1881, the son of the richest man in California married a Hudson Valley Livingston. The bride was a member of one of the most - if not the most - distinguished families in America. The groom was Ogden Mills (1855-1929), clubman, philanthropist, turfman, not exactly a society leader perhaps, but surely a pillar thereof, shown here well into his married life with the former Ruth Livingston. Mills' father, Darius Ogden Mills (1825-1910), had made a fortune from the Comstock Lode. It would be…
1949 time capsule house filled with original charm -
This midcentury modest time capsule house in Omaha, Nebraska, listed for sale by agent Rachel Tiller... well, it's pretty much 1949 perfection. Two bedrooms, two bathroooms, knotty pine basement -- all in 1,119 s.f. -- what a sweetheart.
Question about historic door hardware... - Fine Homebuilding
I’m just finishing up a bathroom in my 120 YO house. All of the hardware in the bath is chrome, while all of the hardware in the rest of the …
Late 1800's Rib Cage (Needle) Shower - Picture of The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast, Covington - Tripadvisor
The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast, Covington Picture: Late 1800's Rib Cage (Needle) Shower - Check out Tripadvisor members' 415 candid photos and videos of The Twelve Oaks Bed & Breakfast
The Victorian Bath: The First Spa Bathroom
The Victorians invented the modern bath with running water, porcelain fixtures, and a flushing toilet. And, to celebrate their inventiveness, added as much fuss and detail as they could to the room. Victorian bathrooms, especially in England and the Northeast United States were elaborate fanciful rooms.
More Square Footage Than Typical Sunset Style House
I saw a really interesting house in the Parkside / Central Sunset today, a Spanish/Mediterranean Revival house built in 1930. The main thing that is unique about it is for a Sunset style house, it is one of the largest I've seen. Most Sunset style homes have a square footage of 1000 to 1250 square feet (all upstairs), unless it also has a built out downstairs which was a premium feature. Not only does it have a sunroom in the back (which was also a premium feature, typically adds about 170…
1871 Italianate – Amboy, IL | Old House Dreams
See this grand brick 2 story home. Complete with walk up attic, lots of character in the woodwork, moldings, fireplaces, and more. An in-ground pool, large shed, approximate 2 acre parcel. Tremendous…