Uncategorized Georgian Houses 1700-1780 – A Field Guide To American Houses Sample of Georgian Style House Hi everyone, While I was obtaining my Certificate For  Historic Preservation and Sustainability at Cornell University, my instructor introduce me to A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia Savage McAlester.  Its a treasure chest of drawings, pictures, and descriptions of styles, forms and structure of houses beginning with Native […]
Uncategorized Acorn Hall, Home to Morris County Historical Society Hi everyone, Our area is blessed with many extraordinary preserved homes that have become museums for all to see.  One of these museums is Acorn Hall, an outstanding example of Georgian Foursquare, built 1n 1853 in Morristown.  The home has a main central hallway with 4 similarly sized rooms on the first and second floors. […]
Uncategorized Home Styles Pictures And Description Georgian Style Hi everyone, One of the first question I get when listing houses for sale or working with buyers is what style of house are we looking at.  I’ve attached a website from the Old Houses.com Magazine describing Colonial, Romantic, Victorian, Modern, Bungalows, America Foursquares, and Arts & Crafts Styles to help answer this […]
Uncategorized Roofing For Historic Buildings Second Empire Hi everyone, I came across this attached article on Roofing by Sarah M. Sweetser in the Preservation Directory On Line Magazine .  It goes into the types of roofing, the shortcomings of the different materials, and the discussion on the maintenance and replacement of roofs. Hope you enjoy it. Roofing For Historical Buildings […]
Uncategorized Antique Homes For Sale In Northwest Jersey Hi everyone, March is here and Spring is coming.  The weather is getting warmer, the birds are singing and the flowers are breaking through the ground.  As a matter of fact, a house down the street from me has a front lawn full of blue and white crocuses.  Absolutely beautiful and they bring joy to […]
Uncategorized Window Types Glossary Hi Everyone, One of my favorite on line magazines is Old House Journal.  It is full of wonderful, informative and useful articles.  In its latest edition, they have a repeat of an issue from 1982 describing windows illustrated by Leo Blackman.  The article helps answers the question: What type of windows do you have in […]
Uncategorized 203K Renovation Loans Hi Everyone, Thinking about buying an antique home that need some work on it.  You may qualify for a 203K renovation loan from Guaranteed Rate Affinity Mortgage Company.  Get money to buy the house plus extra money for renovations.  For more information, see the flyer below or call Vince Masone, Vice President of Lending, Guaranteed […]
Uncategorized Bring Your Antiques & Collectibles For Appraisals Hi everyone, Chester Historical Society is holding a fundraiser at the Chester Library on Saturday, March 2.  RZM Fine Arts and Antiques will appraise your antiques, collectibles, and vintage items for a minimum fee.  See the ad below for more information. To sign up, go to the website: http://bit.ly/48Uw9Am I look forward to seeing you […]
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