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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. 

traditional Colonial style, Patrick Ahearn

A Traditional New England Colonial

Re-imagining traditional New England Colonial style, architect Patrick Ahearn has created a home that is welcoming and snug—and that offers a true sense of place—for a family west of Boston.

white stucco home

A New-Old French-Style House

With a desire for a house that was traditional on the outside yet contemporary inside, this family of four turned to architect Wade Weissmann, and wrote their own chapter in the evolving architectural story of Lake Forest, Illinois.

rustic farmhouse living room

Country Retreat

Now a rambling country retreat, this family compound in Alabama started as a tin-roofed cabin. With a sleeping porch and bunk house, it retains a down-home charm.

antique tavern table

A Visit to Pigeon Inn

Owners steeped in Colonial-period history finish the restoration of a 1760 house that served as an inn during the Revolutionary War.

Chittenden house, Georgian house

Chittenden House Restored

A couple planning to downsize instead took on the restoration of a large, important house built in 1796: “We’d done a series of renovations, but nothing could prepare us for this project.”

1840 Greek Revival farmhouse

Hudson Valley Farmhouse

Come into this old farmhouse in New York’s Hudson Valley to find rooms inspired by those described in 19th-century novels. Owner James Coviello is a reader, a traveler, a collector of curiosities, and an appreciator of times past. He’s also a talented fashion designer whose work, like his house, is vintage-inspired and detail-oriented.

green kitchen built-in

Light Cottage Renovation

Sometimes, what is retained is as important as what is renovated or added. Small things and the right details in a cottage renovation can bring back the joy.

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Crown Point Cabinetry

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