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Old House Journal's tours of beautiful old houses in a variety of styles including Arts & Crafts, Greek Revival, Mid-Century Modern, and Queen Anne. Also see inside historic old-house sites, restorations of Frank Lloyd Wright homes, and learn basic terminology of old-house architecture. 

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Vermont Farmhouse

Using a cache of salvaged finds, the homeowner, architect, and contractor together rescued a tumbledown farmhouse in Vermont.

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Rococo to Aesthetic

What if you bought a Victorian farmhouse and, endeavoring to learn about the period, became entranced? You might design Aesthetic and Rococo parlors, a Sheraton Revival dining room, and a kitchen with Anglo–Japanese notes.

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Royal Barry Wills

The Cape Cod house was revived in the 20th century by Royal Barry Wills, who found the simple plan “almost as modern as Modern.”

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Modern Stone & Glass House

Deft updates to this 1951 Seattle house brought out its best original features: walls of glass, burnished woodwork and built-ins, curving glass block, and Modern elegance.

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Bell Roof Home in Lanaudière

Two generations have contributed their talents to this picturesque house, built in 1920 and filled with old-fashioned charm: heavy beams, tin ceilings, and a fieldstone fireplace.

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