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For over 40 years, Old House Journal has been helping people repair, rehabilitate, update, and decorate their homes in classic style. We cover every American architectural style—from the earliest colonial-era buildings to mid-century ranches—and the wealth of Victorians and bungalows in between.

Our August 2022 Issue:

August 2022 Old House Journal cover

Garages & Outbuilding Styles for Old Houses
Recently designed examples show the importance of site, style, and function. 

They Still Make…
Gazebos, those beloved little garden pavilions.

VINTAGE VISION
Gently swinging on the well-appointed porch, 1914.

KITCHENS & BATHS
In classic black and white, this one is neat as a pin.

INSPIRED + TIMELESS
Colors of the desert; outdoor accents.

WINDOW SHOPPING
Houses with quirky roofs.

SUCCESS!
A couple get their hoped-for stone farmhouse.  


Restoring Casement Windows
Whether wood or steel, these picturesque, hinged windows may be in need of repair.

TOOLS & MATERIALS
For door and window projects.

KNOW-HOW
Wallpapering 101, including how to strip; with sources.

SALVAGE IT
A greenhouse for the yard.

OLD HOUSE DIYer
Simple repairs for wood porch columns. 

DO THIS, NOT THAT
The importance of board orientation when nailing siding.

ASK OHJ
Boxed-beam lights and ornament;  deep cleaning furniture.


A Modern Movement
House on the Bay: The dedicated restoration of a 1935 modernist house.

INTERNATIONAL STYLE, 1923–1970

Elegance & Whimsy for an Italian Villa
Sophistication and country comfort blend in this mid-19th-century home. 

House Styles: American Italianate

A Mid-Century Modern Garden Design
A renowned collector lets MCM motifs spill into the landscape.

REMUDDLING 
They became step sisters.


NEW OLD HOUSE MAGAZINE

New Old House showcases new homes built with the integrity of yesterday and the modern innovations of today. This unique magazine features beautiful, traditionally designed homes, created to provide a classic feel. Included in these new-old homes are all of the modern conveniences, bringing together a great combination of the past with the present.

Now published annually, this beautifully photographed, popular look at newly built, but traditionally designed, homes combines the best elements of classical architecture and new construction, artfully weaving together the past and the present.

Some stories featured in New Old House Magazine:

New England Colonial Revival Farmhouse
Colonial Revival style defines this classic New England farmhouse by Patrick Ahearn in Massachusetts.

New Old Rustic Log House
Peter Zimmerman Architects designs a rustic log home in Jackson, Wyoming.

A Traditional Landscape for a Philadelphia Main Line Estate
Doyle Herman Design Associates bring seamless modernity to a traditional landscape, preserving the viewshed and complementing a Philadelphia Main Line estate.


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