An Old House Basement Bathroom Project
Mar27

An Old House Basement Bathroom Project

This weekend we visited the Quad Cities (Davenport, Moline, Bettendorf, and Rock Island). Our number one reason for the trip was to spend time with family. However, we have just started another project at our 1917 house and thought it might also be a good opportunity to check out an architectural salvage shop in Davenport, Iowa. A Bathroom Project in an Old House We happen to be a family of four living in an old house with 1 ½...

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Denver’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood
Mar01

Denver’s Capitol Hill Neighborhood

A while back I was on a business trip and had the opportunity to walk through the Capitol Hill neighborhood where I lived 30 years ago as a young man in my twenties.  It’s amazing how my perspective has changed over that period of time. First, let me say the neighborhood has remained pretty much unchanged.  That’s because when I lived there it had been unchanged from the 30, 40, or 50 year period before I moved in....

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Ocracoke Island:  Where Historic Homes and Happiness Meet
Aug09

Ocracoke Island: Where Historic Homes and Happiness Meet

A stranger is talking on his cell phone as a golf cart approaches carrying four female tourists.  Somewhat impatiently, the women stop and stare at the man. “Hey, can I call you back?  I need to go,” says the man to the person he is talking to on the phone. Within minutes, these four women have found out that the man’s name is Allen, discover that he actually owns the cute historic home that he is standing in front of, and next thing...

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Post the Most Contest
Feb07

Post the Most Contest

Post the Most Historic Buildings List old buildings and be eligible to win a $50 gift card! Are you a lover of old buildings? Do you want to help us make it easier for others to find information online about historic buildings? If so, become a Historic Building Archives user today and see if you can become February’s Post the Most contest winner! This month we are offering a $50.00 gift card to Home Depot so you can get busy on...

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