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Historic Homes

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Developed in the late 19th Century and featuring a significant collection of Queen Anne, Bungalow, Craftsman, Four-Square, and Neo-Classical homes, Hampton Heights was a popular neighborhood for professionals and civic leaders. After a period of neglect and decline in the mid-to-late 20th Century, Hampton Heights is now the center of many historic renovation projects. | Credit line: Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress…

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Acclaimed architect Gil Schafer illustrates how he blends classical architecture, interior decoration, and landscape to create homes with a feeling of history. As a traditional architect, Gil Schafer specializes in building new "old" houses as well as renovating historic homes. His work takes the best of American historic and classical architecture—its detailed moldings and harmonious proportions—and updates it, retaining its character and detail while simultaneously reworking it to be more…

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