New Old Houses

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New old houses built with the integrity of yesterday and the modern innovations of today.

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mural painting by Athos Menabon, entryway, Philip Trammell Shutze House

A 1939 Philip Trammell Shutze House

Interior designer Tammy Connor and architect Yong Pak restore its original integrity to a 1939 Philip Trammell Shutze house.

French Creole home

A French Creole Home in Louisiana

Grace and authenticity characterize a French Creole home designed by Historical Concepts for a couple’s transition to downsized living.


1927 Georgian-style Home

Ferguson & Shamamian Architects renovates a 1927 Georgian-style home in New York’s Westchester County.

Blue Dragon by Benjamin Moore paint, Palm Beach kitchen

A Palm Beach Kitchen

Designer Sarah Blank brings a fresh perspective to a kitchen in Palm Beach, Florida.

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Connecticut French Norman-style Manor

For a French Norman-style manor on a Connecticut estate, architect Charles Hilton took inspiration from Marie Antoinette’s Hameau de la Reine at Versailles.

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Award-winning Pool House

Haver & Skolnick designs an award-winning pool house for a gentleman’s farm in Connecticut.

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A Santa Monica Heirloom Garden

Refreshing a neglected heirloom garden.

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Connecticut Farmhouse With Modern-day Amenities

Newly built but using an antique vocabulary, this Connecticut farmhouse evokes New England’s colonial past while offering modern-day amenities.

English manor, Atlanta home, Harrison Design

English Manor in Atlanta

Timeless in design and at one with the historic neighborhood—Atlanta’s Tuxedo Park—this English manor created by Harrison Design is an instant classic and a comfortable family home.

English Cotswold home

House Inspired by the English Countryside

Following the clients’ penchant, John Milner Architects looks to the English countryside for inspiration designing a new house with the massing and details of a traditional home.

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Inside Outside Beach House

A captivating inside outside beach house, by T.S. Adams Studio, celebrates the outdoors—and vernacular Creole style.

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A New Old Rustic Log House

Peter Zimmerman Architects designs a rustic log home in Jackson, Wyoming.

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A Shingle Style Manse in the Mountains

Architect John Ike looks to the repertoire of the Arts and Crafts movement during the restoration of a Shingle Style house in upstate New York.

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.


Renovating a Craftsman in Santa Monica

An unkempt Craftsman-era house in a Santa Monica enclave gets a modern overhaul for a growing family—with careful preservation of the past.

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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.

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Island Family Home

Designed with a casual attitude in mind, this island family home is all about rest and relaxation.

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A New-Old Farmhouse in Maryland

Jones & Boer Architects designs a pared-down new-old farmhouse for a Maryland family.

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.

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Renovating a 1930 Development House

A 1930 development house with good bones but little detail is transformed, by Period Architecture, into a much larger dwelling with new amenities and period appeal.

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A Landscape Designer's Own Gardens

An award-winning landscape designer’s own extensive gardens reflect two decades of cultivation and care.

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Refreshing a Historic House

A young family makes refreshing changes to a historic house and carries its story forward.

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Classic Tudor Kitchen Addition

Architect Donald Lococo uses a minimalist aesthetic to tie a new gabled wing to a classic Tudor.

Bazaleel Brown House

A New Kitchen for a 1770 Georgian

Period Architecture moves a 1770 Georgian house in historic Greenwich into the 21st century.

New Old Traditional Farmhouse

A Traditional Farmhouse in Louisiana

A new old Louisiana traditional farmhouse seems to have evolved over time; architect J. Everett Schram relied on Acadian and Creole traditions.

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