The Henry Albertson Historic District is a concentration of well-preserved single and twin houses constructed circa 1884 to 1940 on parts of five blocks in Lansdowne Borough, Delaware County, PA.
Bucks County Million $ Home Resales Average 1 Per Day — Over the past 6 months nearly half of these homes were on the market for one week or less. (Median days on market was 8 days). The median sold price was $1,250,000. The highest price paid was $5.5-million for a 9-1/2 acre equestrian estate in Upper Makefield Township.
Avalon Park Bungalow Historic District—the development of the Avalon Park neighborhood in the 1910s and 20s was characterized by the rise and enormous popularity of Chicago bungalow neighborhoods between 1907 and the early 1930s. During the first three decades of the twentieth century, Chicago's population doubled as an additional 1.5 million residents settled into the city. [ Cook County, IL ]
The City of Wildwood is situated on a barrier island known as the Wildwoods, which also includes the neighboring communities of North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest.. [ Cape May County, NJ ]
The Town of Lancaster was first granted to Captain David Page and others in 1763, an early settlement on the northern portion of the Connecticut River. The town was subject to many Indian troubles, and a grant renewal was issued in 1769. [ Coos County, NH ]
Town of Frankford was established sometime between 1796 and 1820. Research on Frankford's early history shows that the land on which Frankford grew was part of the tract known as Dagsworthy's Conquest. It was resurveyed to General John Dagsworthy under the Penn Title in 1774. [ Sussex County, Delaware ]
City of Lewes — when the National Trust for Historic Preservation included Lewes on its 2006 list of A Dozen Distinctive Destinations, the organization referred to the City as "a town made for walking ... with its small, cypress-shingled homes that line narrow streets, Colonial Dutch vernacular architecture, and stately Victorians." [ Sussex County, Delaware ]
The Mashpee Historic DIstrict rural town center arrangement is atypical of the more common densely settled Cape Cod or New England town center that often has buildings organized along a main street commercial area or around a town common. [ Town of Mashpee, Barnstable County, MA ]
The Village of Millersburg is the seat of government for Holmes County, Ohio. Accounting for approximately half of the county population, it is claimed to be the largest concentration of Amish/Mennonites in the U.S.
The Hulmeville Historic District remains an important collection of vernacular buildings in lower Bucks County. It is also significant in county history as a commercial and industrial center, and an important resort area.
The Bristol Historic District contains a varied and distinguished collection of residential, commercial, and institutional architecture dating from the.early eighteenth century to the mid 1930s. The district encompasses the original town of Bristol, laid out 1n 1697, and the residential neighborhoods, both working class and upper class, that extend northeast from the original town line along the banks of the Delaware River.
The West Oak Lane neighborhood was settled initially in the 1700s with farms and mills. The introduction of the Broad Street Subway in the 1920s spurred the first population and commercial boom in West Oak Lane including the development of row homes and commercial corridors along Ogontz Avenue, Broad Street, and Stenton Avenue. Not until the 1940s and 1950s in Post World War II years did large-scale housing development dominate the area. [ City of Philadelphia ]
Downtown Annapolis offers many historic inns, three of which are included on the National Trust for Historic Preservation "Historic Hotels of America" program. For those who want 'total immersion' in the historic Annapolis experience, check out: Governor Calvert House, Robert Johnson House, or the Maryland Inn; for details visit www.historichotels.org. [ Anne Arundel County, MD ]
Dewey Beach is a unique mid-Atlantic barrier island with amenities, a small-town ambience, and a walkable community. Today, Dewey Beach hosts an eclectic mix of full-time and seasonal residents, boasts a vibrant tourist trade, and has become a popular summer destination for more than 30,000 visitors each week. [ Sussex County, Delaware ]
The Point Chautauqua Historic District has a long and varied history as a summer community on Lake Chautauqua. Initially developed (1876) as a Baptist camp meeting ground in the tradition of nearby Chautauqua Institution (and numerous other examples across New York state).
The Oxford Historic District's housing stock is representative of the priorities and livelihoods of town residents for the past 230 years. Oxford's oldest structures, the Barnaby house and a portion of the Robert Morris Inn, reflect third quarter of the eighteenth-century frame building traditions and finishes. [ Talbot County, MD ]
The City of Seneca was chartered in 1873 and incorporated on March 14, 1874, as Seneca City, a name derived from the 1700's village, Esseneca, inhabited by the indigenous Cherokee people and located on the banks of the nearby Seneca River. [ Oconee County, SC ]
“Homes are selling quickly in Reading, and in Berks County, because people know it’s a great place to live,” noted Jason Burkholder, president of the Reading-Berks County Association of Realtors. “We’ve got the perfect blend of opportunity, where a community on the rise still offers a chance for great homes at affordable prices and plenty of appreciation in the future as we grow.” [ Pennsylvania Association of Realtors ]
Borough of Media: Known as "Everybody's Hometown," this seat of Delaware County is a family-friendly suburb just 13 miles from Philadelphia. It is one of the most walkable communities around. Residents stroll along tree-lined sidewalks, heading downtown or to one of the three elementary schools in town. Once downtown, there’s lots to do including shops, restaurants and a theater. You can also hop on the main street trolley if you need to give your feet a break. [ Suburban Jungle: Love Where You Live ].
The Dorrance Mansion is a three story, three bay, rectangular brick Italianate style residence, built in one section in 1862-1863, located at 300 Radcliffe Street in Bristol Borough, Pennsylvania.
Regionally specific, the Three-Decker (also known as triple-decker) refers to a multi-family housing unit that developed in response to the demands of the New England textile industry.
The Town of Westborough is a historic community established in 1717 as the One-Hundredth Town in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Together with our advantageous location and quick access to Boston, less than 30 miles; Providence, 45 miles; and, New York, 180 miles, Westborough has become a desirable location in New England. [ Worcester County ]
The Borough of Harthorne was incorporated by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 24, 1898. Dr. Sylvester Utter was elected the first mayor of this community. [ Passaic County ]
The Clark-McKinley Historic District is composed of approximately two dozen compact houses constructed during the 1940s in the southwest corner of the Greenacres Subdivision first platted in 1928. [ Clarksville, IN ]
Admaries, which specializes in industrialized manufacturing of buildings and homes, plans to construct its first U.S. manufacturing facility in Waycross, Georgia. The company expects to create over 1,400 new jobs and invest $750 million in Ware County.
The Waycross Historic District is well-represented by several styles of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, although Victorian elements are predominant throughout. In fact, the majority of houses in this area were probably built around 1880-1895.
The Hillside Historic District — Aside from a few farms, the earliest development in the neighborhood took place in the 1890s, when a group of Michigan investors acquired 800 acres of hilly, heavily wooded property about a mile northwest of the City of Little Rock [ Pulaski County, AR ].
The Town of Morocco is a part of Beaver Township, Newton County, Indiana. The Township oversees a number of services and amenities in the Town of Morocco.
The High Street Historic District is the core of the original capital of West Jersey, its major street pattern virtually unaltered since 1677 when the City of Burlington, was founded. [ Burlington County, NJ ]
Ronks is a small farming community in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, PA.
The Minersville Historic District includes the cluster of company houses built by the Cambria Iron Company during the 1880s, each in an identical vernacular design. [City of Johnstown, Cambria County, PA]
The dozen homes sold so far this year in the prestigious Kent Neighborhood of Washington, D.C. ranged from $1.2‑million to $4.3‑million ($1.7‑million, median). The median time on market was just over one week (8 days).
The Oak Hall Historic District consists of the western portion of the small village of Oak Hall in College Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania.
City of Gulport, MS — by 1902 the entire stock of the Gulf & Ship Island R.R. had passed into his hands of Captain J. T. Jones and within a few months the town of Gulfport became a city of 5,000 population. [Harrison [;County]
The Hebron Center Historic District is architecturallu signoificant; many of its buildings are well-preserved and embody the distinctive characteristics of particular architectural periods and styles. The Federal style of the early 19th century is particularly well-represented. [Town of Hebron, Tolland County, CT]
Sebastian City is home to the Pelican Island National Wikdlife Refuge. [ Indian River County, FL ]
The City of Prattville is often referred to as "The Fountain City" for the numerous free-flowing artesian wells found here. A 1933 edition of the Prattville Progress noted that there were more than 400 of these artesian wells in the City and its immediate vicinity, some of which supplied the town's water system. [ Autauga County, AL ]
The Town of Georgetown (seat of Sussex County, Delaware) was laid out in 1791. The first courthouse was a small, two-story frame and shingle building situated on the Public Square and Circle.
The East Side Historic District encompasses a large, significant concentration of well-preserved nineteenth and early twentieth century residences in an intact neighborhood setting. Exhibiting a variety of architectural styles, the residences within the District are a result of development east of Broadway by middle to upper class Saratoga Springs merchant families. [Saratoga County, NY]
The State of Utah is the Most Competitive State in US
The American Legislative Exchange Council just published it's 16th annual ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index. It ranks the State as number 1. [www.alec.org]
The Village of Schuylerville was incorporated in 1831 and became a seat of transportation, industry and commerce due to its association with the Champlain Canal. [Saratoga County, NY]
Watford City. the seat of McKenzie County, ND, claims to be the "gateway to Theodore Rooselvelt National Park.""
The Mid-Century Modern Historic District is a cohesive collection of high‑style modern movement homes designed in the Wrightian and Mid-Century Modern styles. [Norwich, Vermont]
The City of Gallatin was established in 1802 as the permanent county seat for Sumner County, Tennessee and was surveyed and platted one year later.
The City of Long Branch (Monmouth County, NJ) was incorporated in 1867 from portions of Ocean Township. The sea held little attraction for these early settlers; in fact, the shorefront, to become the deciding factor in Long Branch's development, was regarded as practically worthless by the pioneers.
The Breakers was the product of two great men, Cornelius Vanderbilt II (1843‑1899) and Richard Morris Hunt (1827‑1895). These men served pivotal roles in determining the course of American industry and architecture during the years of tremendous growth in the last half of the 19th century.
Juniper Hill (Middletown Township) and Vermilion Hills (Falls Township) are mid-1950s Levittown neighborhoods built in Bucks County, PA.
From Marcus Hook on the Delaware River state border to Morrisville across from Trenton, New Jersey, the range of options for the public to access the Pennsylvania side of the Tidal River is broad. This diversity of options, from intimately scaled neighborhood parks to vast natural preserves, is the result of hundreds of years of history, culture, economics, and community. [ www.dvrpc.org ]
The history of the City of Glenwood was centered around the local forests and the Glenwood Manufacturing Company, which built the first lumber camp in 1883. [county seat Pope County, MN ]
Hartsog Village is a development of two and three bedroom condominiums built in the early 2000s in Colorado Springs. [ El Paso County, CO ]
The Worthington Historic District encompasses the original village of Worthington, as planned in 1802 before the first settlers left New England for their new home in Franklin County, Ohio.
Mechanicsburg Borough — Because of its location, at the junction of two major east-west Cumberland County roads and because the Cumberland Valley Railroad was extended here in 1837, the borough became an important commercial center in the county by the middle of the nineteenth century.
The Boiling Springs Historic District consists of the seven acre, elongated, man-made lake, the springs that feed the lake at its north end, the banks and structures that, surround it, and the original six block area of the village. [ South Middleton Township, Cumberland County, PA ]
Bright MLS classifies Central Pennsylvania as containing the following counties. Together last month, 36.1% of sold homes here received over list price.
The City of St. Joseph: became the permanent seat of County government in 1894. By the 1890's tourists had discovered the City. Hotels were erected and the Silver Beach Amusement Park was opened not long after. [ Berrien County, MI ]
The Country Club Historic District: is a fine example of the large, planned residential neighborhoods that were developed in the 1920's and 1930's. At that time, real estate entrepreneurs such as J. C. Nichols, developer of the Country Club District in Kansas City, were being referred to as "community builders." [ Omaha, Nebraska ]
According to realtor.com the median home price in Omaha City was bucking the trend seen in many U.S. cities by being up 12.8% in February when compared to the same month last year.
Conway City: In 1732 Alexander Skene and Justice Robert Wright surveyed the area, placing the village of Kingston, which would later become Conway, at the center of the township. With a high demand for leather in Europe, the deerskin trade became a lucrative business in the first half of the eighteenth century, and by 1720 Kingston was operating as a fur trading post. [ Horry County, SC ]
Gautier City, is located on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in Jackson County on the West Bank of the Pascagoula River, locally known as the "Singing River." The Mississippi Gulf Coast area was explored in 1699 by Pierre LeMoyne d'Iberville, sent by the King of France to claim this important coastal region.
West Whiteland Township — The most significant man-made features of the Township, aside from its dispersed farm complexes and rural homes, are key transportation routes: the Lincoln Highway (the Nation's first turnpike, the Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike, 1792-17944), the Pennsylvania Railroad (one of the earliest railroads in the United States, 1833-4), the Chester Valley Railroad, 1850-1854, and the Trenton Cut-off, 1880-1904. It is along these significant avenues of travel that most of the Township's historic and architectural resources are located, including wayside inns, grist mills, outstanding farm complexes and manor houses, and late 19th century suburban homes. [ Chester County, PA ]
Heber City, the seat of Wasatch County, UT, was originally settled in 1859, after the construction of a road linking Provo and the Heber Valley.
Grand Forks Riverside Neighborhood Historic District — John L. Lewis began constructing homes in the Riverside Park Addition in 1883, collaborating with itinerant architect/builder Mr. Jordan to construct what were almost certainly pattern-book houses. Four identical Queen Anne houses, built in 1883, survive today, albeit in new locations and/or in restored condition following the 1997 Flood. The speculatively-built houses reflected the nationally popular and "showy" Queen Anne style and presumably would attract the right kind of buyers to the new neighborhood. Four smaller, less expensive houses of similar style were also built in 1883. [ Grand Forks, ND ]
Anti E-S-G Coalition
Earlier this month a coalition of 19 states signed an open letter declaring their opposition to the use of environmental, social and governance factors in government investing and outlined legislative priorities to that effect. The alliance includes Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming. It has been reported that Indiana is conisdering joining the coalition. [ www.plansponsor.com ]
It's Official: Utah has a new state flag following Governor Cox's signing the bipartisan bill. The contentious road to its adoption began in 2019. The original flag will remain in use as well and is hereinafter known as the "Utah's Historic State Flag."
In 1797, the Oxford area was split into Upper and Lower Oxford Townships, Chester County. Hood's Crossing was a part of the township and a stopover for travelers as stagecoaches from Philadelphia and Baltimore traveled through three times a week.
The Mount Rushmore National Memorial is located two miles south of the Town of Keystone in Pennington County, South Dakota.
Robeson Township was organized in 1729 and named after Andrew Robeson. Most of the early settlements were located in close proximity to the Schuylkill River, Allegheny Creek, Hay Creek, Seidel Creek, and Indian Corn Creek.
Pike Township was erected in 1813 from land taken predominantly from District Township with minor contributions coming from Rockland, Oley, and Earl Townships. [ Berks County, PA ]
The City of Grand Island, the seat of Hall County, Nebraska, was incorporated in 1872.
The Belfast Historic District contains one of Maine's most architecturally important concentrations of nineteenth century architecture. A large percentage of these structures date from before the Civil War, Belfast's most important period of development. [ City of Belfast, Waldo County, ME ].
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The Wallace Historic District, one of the more architectuarally intact urban cores in Idaho. Spanning the period 1890-1933, it presents a variety of styles including commercial, Neo-classical Revival, Second Renaissance Revival and Art Deco. [ City of Wallace, Shoshone, County ]
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The All Saints Historic District experienced its greatest period of growth from 1900 to 1919 when houses were built. The houses dating from this era are fairly modest in size and style. There are numerous fine examples of bungalows, cube houses, and one-and-a-half story gabled cottages that were home to Sioux Falls' aspiring middle class. [ Sioux Falls, SD ]
Mansfield, Texas, historically a small trade center at the crossroads of regional trails and roads in southeast Tarrant County, Texas is now a rapidly growing suburban community within the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex.
The Winton Historic District includes the majority of the historic resources in the Town of Winton. Established in 1766 as the county seat of Hertford County, NC.
The City of Millcreek — Until the 1930s the Mill Creek Community consisted of country and farm houses dotting gravel roads with large, intervening agricultural parcels. During World War II it began its transition to a Salt Lake City suburb eventually becoming an incorporated city in 2016. [ Salt Lake County, UT ]
The Second and Third Street Historic District typified the development of Streetcar Suburbs in Cedar Rapids at the turn of the 20th century. [ Linn County, IA ]
At the core of the Beaver Historic District is Third Street, containing the town's historic commercial district. Surrounding the downtown are residential areas between Third Street and the Ohio River to the south, to the Beaver-Bridgewater line on the east, toward a hill to the north, and to the Vanport-Beaver borough line on the west. [ Beaver Borough ]
The City of Marion was formerly the seat of Linn County and is known as a major division of the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad. The town is named in honor of General Francis Marion, officer in the Revolutionary War.
City of Cedar Rapids — Soon after the land of east central Iowa opened to settlers in the late 1830s, a stretch along the Cedar River in Linn County, Iowa known for its swift flowing rapids was identified by a few pioneer settlers and a handful of early land speculators as a prospective town site.
The Illsley Place-West Rudsill Historic District is an example of the historic trends in the development and growth of Fort Wayne, and its connection to the city's planning and beautification. It has outstanding examples of architecture, and reflects design principles important in the history of community planning. [ Allen County, IN ]
The Foster Park Neighborhood Historic District is the embodiment of distinctive characteristics of a type, period or method of construction in its residences built between 1924 and 1963. [ For Wayne, IN ]
The City of Weiser—Thomas Galloway, an Oregon Trail emigrant and miner, homesteaded near the confluence of the Snake and Weiser rivers in 1864. Galloway and others built the first bridge across the Weiser River in 1865. By the 1870s, the settlement was known as "Weiser Bridge."[ Washington County, ID ]
The Sherman Park Addition Historic District (also known as the Fort Grounds neighborhood) was platted in 1905. It The district's houses reflects what architecture was popular in the city from 1905-1921. [ Coeur d'Alene, Idaho ]
The City of Montpelier, Idaho traces its beginnings to 1864 when 16 Mormon familes came here to homestead. [Bear Lake County ]
The Fort Russell Neighborhood Historic District began developing during the last few decades of the nineteenth century, with the earliest dwelling dating to 1875. It represents a "rich display of early residential architecture ... significant as well for the historical connections between the houses and many of the people who built the town. [ Latah County, ID ]
Since its founding in 1861, the City of Lewiston has served as a regional service center, providing goods, services and employment to about 150,000 people living in surrounding areas. [ Nez Perce County ]
The City of Buhl was named for Frank H. Buhl, a wealthy mining man. It was established in 1906 as a business center for the newly irrigated tract of the Twin Falls Investment Company. [ Twin Falls County, Idaho ]