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Historic homes in Washington embrace a wealth of significant architectural styles - The Washington Post

Only a marker outside the property suggests the house's significance, and little has been done to restore the property. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)

Joseph Manigault House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

In 1800, the Adamses enlarged “Old House”—originally built for a wealthy sugar planter in 1731—nearly doubling its size. (Roger Straus III)

Skylands Manor at the New Jersey Botanical Garden. Photo courtesy of Maja Britton

Heyward-Washington House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

Belle Meade Plantation

Middle-class house in Salisbury cathedral close, England, with minimal classical detail.

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Aiken-Rhett House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

half-timbered decoration used on Victorian Stick architecture, trusses and stickwork suggest medieval building

ornate gable dormer in green and cream colors, double arched windows, on steep roofed

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Green Dragon Tavern

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Haworth Parsonage Museum

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Biotech tycoons Sachiko Kuno (left) and Ryuji Ueno at their newly purchased Evermay Estate in Washington, DC on April 3, 2012. The couple purchased the ...

Philip Simmons Foundation, Charleston, North Carolina, Museum House Tour

Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century Styles

The Nathaniel Russell House Museum Charleston

Historic Wethersfield

A tattered American flag flies over a heating business in Youngstown, Ohio on March 2

McLeod Plantation Historic Site

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A view of Brooklyn Heights circa 1852. Image courtesy the Museum of the City of New York.

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Edmundston-Alston House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SCCourtesy Middleton Place Foundation

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ruins of a multi-colomned temple on top of a sheered cliff of stone

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... proportioned buildings of ancient Greece and Rome. Italian Renaissance master Andrea Palladio helped awaken a passion for classical architecture when he ...

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Historical Prominence: America's capital city, home to the Washington Monument, Capitol Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall and a ...

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An Old County Store at Callaway Plantation in Washington (Photo: Explore Georgia via Flickr)

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Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration

The Pink House, the oldest stone building in Charleston, was built of Bermudian limestone at 17 Chalmers Street, between 1694 and 1712

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Amusement-hungry Americans flocked to new entertainments at the turn of the twentieth century.

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Historical Prominence: America's capital city, home to the Washington Monument, Capitol Building, White House, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall and a ...

Historical Prominence: The location of the famous 1836 Battle of The Alamo, which represented Texas' ultimate fight for independence from Mexico.

Palmetto Bluff, South Carolina

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The Wood house (above), the larger of the two properties forming the mansion

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A luxurious house with a golf course.

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There are currently 15,134 people living in Washington, according to the 2010 census. Washington is located 10 miles east of Peoria, the "River City" of ...

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A typical style of large house in Canton (North Atlanta Communities via Flickr)

Historic homes in Washington embrace a wealth of significant architectural styles - The Washington Post

Joseph Manigault House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

Only a marker outside the property suggests the house's significance, and little has been done to restore the property. (Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post)

Heyward-Washington House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

In 1800, the Adamses enlarged “Old House”—originally built for a wealthy sugar planter in 1731—nearly doubling its size. (Roger Straus III)

Aiken-Rhett House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SC

Queen Anne style Victorian home with Eastlake details.

Belle Meade Plantation

Skylands Manor at the New Jersey Botanical Garden. Photo courtesy of Maja Britton

Zero George Inn

The 1893 Longfellow-Hastings Octagon House in Los Angeles, California

half-timbered decoration used on Victorian Stick architecture, trusses and stickwork suggest medieval building

Medieval cathedrals inspired whimsical wood-framed Gothic Revival houses. Victorian Carpenters Embrace ...

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Folk Victorian House in New Hampshire

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ornate gable dormer in green and cream colors, double arched windows, on steep roofed

National Center for Civil and Human Rights

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Philip Simmons Foundation, Charleston, North Carolina, Museum House Tour

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The Nathaniel Russell House Museum Charleston

Early to Mid-Nineteenth Century Styles

McLeod Plantation Historic Site

The Supreme Court Building in Washington D.C.

Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

Historic Wethersfield

Arcola Mills Historic Site

The Martha Stewart of the South

Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

The house where I grew up

ruins of a multi-colomned temple on top of a sheered cliff of stone

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Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

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A view of the old transit hub on MLK Boulevard, where 40,000 people once passed through on their way to work. The neighborhood 60 years ago was thriving.

Green Dragon Tavern

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Biotech tycoons Sachiko Kuno (left) and Ryuji Ueno at their newly purchased Evermay Estate in Washington, DC on April 3, 2012. The couple purchased the ...

A tattered American flag flies over a heating business in Youngstown, Ohio on March 2

Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

(courtesy of Landmarks Association of St. Louis)

Alys Beach, Florida

The Historic Alamo at, San Antonio, Texas.

84-96 Hammond Street (2016)

A view of Brooklyn Heights circa 1852. Image courtesy the Museum of the City of New York.

58 Broadway (2003)

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Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

With low roofs and wide eaves, Craftsman houses seem to embrace the earth.

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New theories in preservation call for considering not just old houses that have fallen into disrepair, but also pay attention to neighborhood and people ...

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Built on a triangular site on the former site of the Perry Lakes Common- wealth Games Stadium (1962) this project embraces the International Style ...

Seneca Falls, New York

Historical Prominence: Home of Fort Sumter, where the first shot of the Civil War was fired.

European-Americans began settling this part of the Shenandoah Valley in the 1730s. Passengers use the former Chesapeake & Ohio Railway signal house built ...

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The Carnegie Library Building in Washington, D.C., in 2006. (James A. Parcell/The Washington Post)

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Constructed in 1909, Stevens Memorial Hall was dedicated in 1910 to George Washington Stevens, former resident of Chester, who bequeathed money to the Town ...

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Levittown, Pennsylvania. This Philadelphia suburb is relatively

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77-79 Broadway (2003)

Selling factory-made homes today requires linguistic and branding dexterity on several levels, but perhaps the most important is this: Never, ever call them ...

Mission San Xavier del Bac

Early Government Square Electric Pole - Sept 1991

two-story blue-sided house with white trim, white quoins, square front

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Italianate style Victorian home, five shuttered windows on the second floor, cast iron gate

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Edmundston-Alston House, Historic Home Tour, Charleston, SCCourtesy Middleton Place Foundation

Capote might well have been writing a manifesto for the brownstoners. As Suleiman points out, one thing these new Heights residents were adamantly opposed ...

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