Recently I’ve become more and more infatuated with Storybook style homes. As y’all know, I love historic styles, and I’ve designed a few American historic style homes. But, during my recent […]
6902 WESTLAKE AVE, Dallas, TX 75214 4 beds 3 baths 3,096 sqft $825,000 How sweet is this Storybook home?? So many amazing details. Built in 1925, this house has obviously been lovingly maintained over the years. […]
I love meeting people who share my love for historic homes and period decorating. I was hired to help decorate the library of this amazing home in Historic Fairmount, Fort […]
Owning a historic home or property is exciting and daunting at the same time. With a good system and plan, you can handle it with ease.
Design for Historic Homes Design for a historic home There’s also the romantic notion of bringing an old home back to life: done right, the results of a restoration can […]
Historic preservation helps tell the story of our nation in all its complexity and diversity. I have always loved historic architecture, ever since studying architectural history as an Art […]
Is My Property Historic? Generally, buildings over 50 years old are considered historic. This means that every year, a new batch of architecture comes under the historic umbrella.
Historic Architectural Styles Next: What should I do with My historic house? Dutch Colonial Steep Pitched Gable Roof Gambrel Roof Flared Eaves Dutch Cross Bond Colonial Revival Georgian, Federal, […]
How Do You Choose The Appropriate Historic Treatment? So your house is over 50 years old, and has some great architecture or history… now what? In North Texas, we predominantly have need […]
What are the National Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties? The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties are common sense historic preservation principles in non-technical […]