The North Douglas Historic District is a distinct and cohesive residential area integrally associated with and representative of the significant trends that contributed to the settlement and development of Douglas, Wyoming from 1886 through the 1950s.
The City of Douglas was first conceived as 24 rectangular plats on a drafting board in the Chicago offices of the FE&MV Railroad. The Railroad named their new town "Douglas," in honor of former Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas (who, amongst other claims to fame, had been a vigorous exponent of westward expansion).
The South South Street Historic District illustrates patterns of growth and development found in small urban areas between 1840-1920. (Wilmington, Ohio).
The Norwood Avenue Historic District homes were mostly built between 1892 and 1933. It is significant as an example of a typical pre-World War II suburban subdivision whose development spans the streetcar and early-auto eras. (Cranston, RI)
The Brookview-Irvington Park Historic District (Fort Wayne) has an outstanding collection of residential architecture from the early to mid 20th century, with a wide variety of styles, sizes, and building costs as it developed between 1906-1965.
The Town of Munster (Lake County, IN) was first settled around a rail stop in the 1850s as a Calumet region agricultural center. It was was formally incorporated in 1907 and named in honor of one of the area's first distinguished residents.
The Glendale Park Historic District (Hammond, IN) incorporates many of the concepts of the City Beautiful Movement that grew out of the 1893 Columbian Exhibition in Chicago.
The West End Historic District (Fort Wayne) is an area rich in architectural and socio-historical associations. The area was the site of suburban growth as early as the canal era of the 1830's, and remained a popular middle and upper class neighborhood until well into the 20th century.
The Lafayette Place Historic District boundaries follow the plat as designed by noted landscape architect Arthur Shurcliff. Influenced by classical French landscape architecture formalism and American City Beautiful urban design. The level terrain influenced the symmetrical plan and wide central boulevard of the plat, as did the interurban electric railroad that bisected the southern third of the plat. (Fort Wayne, IN)
The Hebron Meadows Historic Districtis a suburban subdivision located approximately three miles east of downtown Evansville. It is a residential neighborhood characterized by a curvilinear streets.
The Washington Avenue Historic Districtis a fully developed residential area located on flat land approximately one half mile east of the Ohio River. It is separated from the river by a highway and levee and by the Riverside Historic District (Evansville, IN).
The Red Wing Residential Historic District embodies the complex history of an important upper Midwest community, retaining a physical cohesiveness coupled with an aesthetic quality which has no known remaining counterparts in Minnesota and few in the Midwest. (City of Red Wing, Goodhue County).
The Lincolnshire Historic District is one of Evansville's most impressive architectural zones. It features a concentration of artistic 1920s and 1930s revival architecture which has no local peer.
Spring City Historic District: With its wide streets and square blocks. Spring City is typical of the Mormon village plan. The historic district boundaries are coincident with the city limits. and enclose about ninety-five blocks and three hundred and six structures. (Sanpete County, Utah)
The Riversude Historic District, situated on an oxbow of the Ohio River, is a primarily residential area which was developed in the last two quarters of the nineteenth and first quarter of the twentieth centuries. (Evansville, Indiana)
The Garfield Drive Historic District is one of the few areas on the near south side of Indianapolis, Indiana that has a single, concentrated period of building and a limited number of architectural styles that dominate the house types in the district. Many of the houses, especially the ones overlooking Garfield Park, are large and excellent examples of their types/styles.
The City of Decatur functions as the county seat of Adams County, Indiana and is named after Stephen Decatur, Jr., an American naval officer who served in the Barbary Wars and in the War of 1812.
Endee Manor was the largest workers' housing development built in Bristol, CT in the mid-1910s. Constructed in 1916-1917, it consists of 102 frame houses of one to two stories, set on small lots on three adjacent streets.
The Minne Lusa Residential Historic District is comprised of small to mid-sized homes planned and built in Omaha City, Nebraska by developer C.W. Martin, with designs for many homes attributed to architect Everett S. Dodds.
Melrose Heights-Oak Lawn-Fairview Historic District— for Columbia, South Carolina, growth beyond the city limits began in the late nineteenth century. Shandon, located southeast of the city by 1893, holds the distinction as Columbia's first "official" suburb. Melrose Heights (1900) developed shortly thereafter, as did the subdivisions of Fairview (1910) and Oak Lawn (1925). [See: Streetcar Suburbs]
The City of Ellensburg downtown has a unified and attractive appearance. Later Victorian architectural styles with a few early twentieth-century Neoclassic and Art Deco styled buildings dominate downtown. The historic character and classic urban streetscapes define the community and serves as one of its strongest assets. (Kittitas County, WA)
The Ashby Manor Historic District derives its name from Newton B. and Harriet Wallace Ashby who owned a farm encompassing the present district. Purchased by Harriet Ashby in January, 1911, the farm encompassed 20.56 acres. In succeeding years they were to become the developers and namesakes of the district. (Des Moines, IA)
Summerseat, (Morrisville, PA) built around 1770, was from 1806 to 1813 the home of George Clymer, a signer of the Declaration of Independence for Pennsylvania, a merchant, and politician
Hilton Head Island is the second largest barrier island on the east coast. It is roughly 12 by 5 miles (or 29,000 acres).
Settlement of the Pine City, Minnesota area occurred initially as the result of the construction of the St. Paul and Duluth Railroad which was completed in 1869.
The Third Street Cottages (Langley, WA) were the first in the United States to utilize a 'cottage housing development' land use code, allowing a 100 percent density increase for size-limited (all cottages were less than 1,000 sqft.) smaller homes in all single-family residential zones.
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The buildings within the densely packed Brookings Central Residential Historic District are mostly two-story residential buildings, interspersed by several one-story homes, a number of churches, two apartment buildings and a service station.
The buildings within the densely packed Brookings Central Residential Historic District are mostly two-story residential buildings, interspersed by several one-story homes, a number of churches, two apartment buildings and a service station.
The Town of Plankinton (Aurora County, SD) was named the temporary county seat in August, 1881, and it won the permanent seat in a November, 1882 election.
The Dell Rapids Residential Historic District contains the best and most intact examples of late 19th and early 20th century residences in the City of Dell Rapids, South Dakota.
Newcomers to Philadelphia have nearly 40% more to spend on homes than locals. Out-of-towners have bigger budgets than locals in relatively affordable destinations like Philadelphia, Atlanta and Dallas because many are remote workers moving in from more expensive places, often with high hometown salaries and proceeds from a home sale. [ www.reffin.com ]
The City of Danville is located along the Vermilion River, in East Central Illinois, at the border with the State of Indiana. The city is the heart of Vermilion County, serving as the core of the metropolitan area as well as the county seat. This status has been shaped in large part by Danville's rich history.
Between the fourth quarter of 2022 and the fourth quarter of 2024, Moody's Analytics predicts home prices to rise in the following cities:
Situated in the hinterland of western New York State, the Angelica Park Circle Historic District (Allegany County, NY) consists of ninety acres encompassing the village's most noteworthy buildings, an octagonal village green and county fairgrounds.
Architect Frank B. Miller was born in 1859 in St. Joseph, Missouri, son of Sinclair Miller, state Representative from Buchanan County.
Some streets in the River Street Historic District (Wilkes‑Barre, PA) parallel the Susquehanna River and contain three-story, freestanding houses, of masonry construction, and designed in a variety of historical styles.
The Cooperstown Historic District encompasses approximately three-quarters of the incorporated village and three properties north of the village line. Nearly all of the district lies west of the Susquehanna River in the town of Otsego.
The Berkley North Historic District (Norfolk, VA) is especially notable for its variety of turn of the twentieth‑century commercial and residential architecture, some of it designed by the area's most important firms. Four distinct, gridded plats contribute to the proposed district, and their overlay is characteristic of the urban subdivision of once-rural properties during this period.
The Euclid Heights Historic District (Cleveland Heights, OH) is an excellent example of a suburban community of the type that developed outside many major urban areas, 1890‑1930. Originally planned for an upper‑ and middle‑class market, the village (and subsequently city) adapted to changed economic circumstances and housing markets.
The Ingelwood Historic District (Cleveland Heights, OH) is an early twentieth century architect‑designed neighborhood envisioned by the famed Van Sweringen brothers' Shaker Heights Improvement Company.
Schuylkill County, PA has a current median home price of about $130,000; Year-over-year price growth last month was +36.0%. The County is located northeast of Harrisburg, and about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia. The county is known for its railroads and energy production history while all in the backdrop of a more rural setting. Recent price gains were the largest gains in the Mid-Atlantic. [bright MLS].
Heritage Hill Historic District (Grand Rapids, MI) consists of around 1,300 homes of a variety of styles and sizes. Most of the homes were built between the 1840s and 1920s for single-family residences.
The Broadway-Phelps Park Historic District (Decorah, Iowa) encapsulates intact examples of virtually all of the major architectural movements found in the American Midwest from the 1850's to 1910, with scattered examples of later styles.
The Wall Street Journal/Realtor.com Emerging Markets Report shows Elkhart - Goshen Indiana in the number one spot with the median home list price coming in at just under $280,000 last month.
The Amos Palmer House, circa 1760 with at least 4 additions through the 19th and 20th centuries. Located just south of Yardley-Langhorne Road. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. Recorded as the Kirkbride-Palmer House in Lower Makefield Township's Historic Landmarks Guide.
The John and Phineas Hough House, circa 1801, located at 20 Moyer Road, Lower Makefield Township. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.
Chapline Street Row Historic District — Eight homes from 2301 through 2323 Chapline Street (Wheeling, WV) have been described as the best extant example of a series of high style Victorian structures in the State. Seven of the eight buildings appear almost exactly as they were during the nineteenth century.
There are many types of architecture in the East Wheeling Historic District, however, four style dominate the residential sections: Greek Revival , Gothic Revival , Italianate and Eastlake.
The National Road Corridor Historic District is important for its broad range of architecturally significant examples of late nineteenth and early twentieth century architecture. (Wheeling, WV)
The City of Bismarck (Burleigh County, ND) is home to the Highland Acres Historic District, newly added to the National Register.
The Yorktown Historic District (Philadelphia) is located in lower North Philadelphia and was built between 1959 and 1969. Yorktown is located immediately to the south of the Temple University campus, and is roughly bounded by Cecil B. Moore Street on the north. North 13th Street to the west, Flora and Stiles Streets to the south, and North 11th and 10th Streets to the east.
The Penns Park Historic District (Bucks COunty, PA) developed within a central townstead envisioned and planned by William Penn to be left open as a park owned in common by all Wrightstown residents—hence its name "Penns Park."
The The Yardley Historic District (Bucks County, PA) is primarily urban in character with single houses spaced close to each other with a few twins or double houses. The northern end of the District is dominated by Lake Afton, a man-made millpond (ca. 1705) that creates a park-like setting. The Delaware Canal (ca. 1830) runs through Yardley parallel to the Delaware River, resulting in a linear, rectangular pattern of development.
The Springtown Historic District (Bucks County, PA) contains a well preserved collection of houses, barns, stores and outbuildings and demonstrates rural village development in the traditional linear pattern along its Main Street.
Counties where the smallest portion of average local wages are required to afford the median-priced home during the second quarter of this year are Schuylkill County, PA (10.2 percent of annualized weekly wages needed to buy a home); Rock Island County, IL (12.4 percent); Cambria County, PA (12.9 percent); Macon County, IL (13.4 percent) and Mercer County, PA (13.6 percent). [ www.attomdata.com ]
Homes in Rochester, NY sold for 19.03% above asking price on average in June 2022. [source: realtor.com]
The Old Town Historic District (Clearfield, PA) is the area on Front Street from Pine Street to Walnut Street and has been chosen for an historic district because it is the largest concentration of Victorian houses, the majority unaltered, built from 1860 to 1890 and all on their original sites.
Dixie Cotton Mills and Mill Village Historic District (Trout County, GA): Houses in the mill village are single-family and duplex, wood-framed buildings with masonry foundations, front porches, and common setbacks. House types include Saltbox, Shotgun, double-shotgun, pyramidal cottages, gable-on-hip cottages, side-gabled and gabled wing cottages, all with relatively simple layouts and either no style or minimal Folk Victorian style elements.
City of Frederick (Maryland) Established in 1745 as a speculative land venture, the City has evolved over the years from a small frontier settlement to the second largest in the state after Baltimore.
Townhome in Covered Bridge Crossing (East Pikeland Township) just sold for $40,000 over list after being on the market less than one week (5 days). [ Source: The John McClintock Team, Realtors® ]
Parkwyn Village (Kalamazoo, MI) is a neighborhood that was founded in the 1940s by a group of young scientists, employed at the Upjohn Company, who had a vision for a "congenial housing community." It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places last April/
Most people immediately associate the Town of Appomattox with the Civil War. A vision of Robert E. Lee meeting Ulysses S. Grant on a foggy morning in April of 1865 is what comes to mind if one has ever even heard of this small town.
The United States Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama has long been a great family destination; with the new images being revealed from the James Webb Space Telescope, it is one of this summer's must-visit destinations. From Astronaut Chats every Thursday to Cocktails and Cosmos parties, there are activities for every age, and all are far out. [ www.forbes.com ]
Geisel Library Building, built circa 1970, University of California, San Diego, California.
Dallas, Texas cracks the top 10 when it comes to building new homes. An analysis found tht it had 18.5 single-family building permits per 10,000 people in the first quarter of this year, the ninth-most per capita among major U.S. metros. [ www.axios.com ]
The Quakertown Historic District encompasses the majority of the incorporated Quakertown Borough, located in the upper region of Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
Township Median Sold Price Exceeds One Million Dollars
In June 2022 there were 17 existing homes sold in Upper Makefield Township (Bucks County PA) with a median price of $1,305,000 — 55% more than the June 2021 median of $843,000. [ Source: The John McClintock Team, Realtors® ]
Beginning at Honesdale to the west, the Delaware and Hudson Canal entered a valley at Lackawaxen, crossing the river to Minisink Ford, then following the river downstream to Port Jervis, where it again left the valley on its route east to the Hudson River.
The Town of Northumberland (Saratoga County, NY) lies in northeastern Saratoga County, bordered on the east by the Hudson River, on the north by the Town of Moreau, on the west by the Town of Wilton and on the south by the Town of Saratoga.
East Marlborough Township (Chester County, PA) comprises approximately 15.5 square miles and contains commercial, retail, and residential uses at varying densities. 38% of the Township is under conservation easement.
Marfa, Texas is the county seat of Presidio County. Bordering the Rio Grande river, the county was the largest in the U.S. (12,000 acres) when created in
Home Price Adjustments on the Rise
Sellers in Salt Lake City, Boise and Saramento are among the places that are adjusting their expectations. They realize many buyers are no longer able to afford the type of home they could have before mortgage rates shot up. [ www.redfin.com ]
There were 59 single family resales in Yardley / Lower Makefield during June. The median sold price was $625,000 for a three bedroom colonial that closed at $60,000 over list price after being on the market for just 5 days. [ Source: The John McClintock Team, Realtors® ]
Trexler Historic District: The period of significance begins in 1790 with the erection of Ritter House, a two-story log house that served as a stagecoach stop at a ford across the Ontelaunee Creek.
Cumberland, Maryland: Because of its strategic location at a gap in the mountains, Cumberland was in 1806 the starting point for the nation's first highway (the National Road), later known as U.S. Route 40. The city is the seat of Allegany County.
South Park Cottages is a development of 29 micro homes in College Park, Georgia.
Story County, IowaNamed for U. S. Supreme Court Justice Joseph Story, the county was established in 1846.
Carroll County is one of the smallest in the State of Kentucky. Carrollton City is the county seat, located at the confluence of the Kentucky and Ohio rivers.
Homes For Sale Up 71%
Over the past 6 months the number of single family homes listed For Sale in Bucks County, PA has increased 71%. As of today, there are more than 725 active listings according to Debra Granite, Realtor®
Homes For Sale Doubles
Over the past 6 months the number of single family homes listed For Sale in Montgomery County, PA has doubled. As of today, there are more than 1,150 active listings according to Debra Granite, Realtor®
Delaware and Hudson Canal: Built between the Hudson River at Roundout and Honesdale, near the coal fields of Pennsylvania, the Canal provided an economical means of transporting coal from the Moosic Mountains to Pennsylvania and other industrial ports.
The South Wayne Historic District (Radnor, PA) — the Wayne Estate was one of the first late Nineteenth century planned suburban developments to spring up along the Main Line of the Pennsylvania Railroad that was not directly associated with or promoted by the railroad.
New York State's Capital District Regional Planning Commission.
Cape May County Fishing — New Jersey's Largest Port
Sold in Warrington Township's Fox Hollow neighborhood by The John McClintock Team, Realtors®.
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Huntsville, Alabama — Once a sleepy farming town, Huntsville gained national recognition during the Space Race of the 1960s and is now consistently among the fastest-growing metro areas in Alabama. [ realestate.usnews.com ]
Markets where homes are selling the quickest [www.realtor.com]
The Ogden Central Bench Historic District is an 80-block residential area developed between the 1860s and 1940s, By 1887 the Central Bench had started to establish itself as the dominant residential sector in Ogden.
The Harrison Boulevard Historic District displays a rich variety of architectural styles with large mansions in Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, Mission Revival, Colonial Revival, and Art Moderne style alongside more modest bungalows and cottages.
Cape May County Birding — the second best spot in North America [u.s.g.s]
The Town of Framingham Both geography and transportation routes have been influential in the development of Framingham over the years. Native trails like Old Connecticut Path led the first explorers through the area. Later, .
The Chestnut Hill Historic District is majestically set on a hill overlooking the eastern end of Highland Avenue in the South Highlands area of Birmingham, Alabama.
More than 40 years after Chestnut Hill (Philadelphia) was placed on the National Regiter, the historic character of the District remains a powerful reason why it continues to attract and support a flourishing business community, as well as a passionately devoted group of residents. [ www.chestnuthilllocal.com
Historic Pennsylvania Forges and Furnaces — Until 1682, the year of William Penn's arrival, the settlers on the Delaware River, under the Swedes, the Dutch, and the Duke of York, seem to have made no effort to manufacture iron in any form. The energy of Penn changed all that.
Although rich with history, the State of Maryland doesn't have much to offer in terms of culture and entertainment today. Also, Maryland households are the wealthiest in the country, which drives up the cost of housing and doesn't make it easy for those retiring on a budget. [www.moneypop.com ]
Counties Least At Risk of Real Estate Declines
Tennessee had eight of the 50 least at-risk counties, including five in the Nashville metropolitan area (Davidson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties), while Virginia also had five, including three in the Washington, DC area (Arlington, Fairfax and Loudoun counties), and Wisconsin also had four — Brown County (Green Bay), Dane County (Madison), Eau Claire County and Winnebago County. [ www.atomdata.com ]
Four bedroom Colonial for sale in the Sweetwater Farms neighborhood (Bucks County, Lower Southampton Township). Contact the Nadine Simantov and Company, Realtors.
Four bedroom Cape for sale in the Vermilion Hills neighborhood (Bucks County, Falls Township). Contact the John McClintock Team, Realtors.
Four bedroom colonial for sale in the Highland Gate neighborhood (Bucks County, Middletown Township). Contact the John McClintock Team, Realtors.
2 Bedroom condominium in the Old City section of Philadelphia in a circa 2006 mid-rise building. Contact Debra Granite, Realtor.
Rainsford Historic District (Cheyenne, Wyoming) — the District takes its name from New York architect, George D. Rainsford, who came to Wyoming in the late 1870's to raise horses. Like many wealthy ranchers, Rainsford built his home in Cheyenne; but unlike the others he began designing homes for his contemporaries as a hobby.
Wake County North Carolina: From January through May of this year the median home price rose $52,000 to $462,000 according to the county register of deeds.
West of the Borough of Hawley, farms and trim clearings form occasional breaks in the dense forests.
Longview, Washington: Recognizing that his planned lumber mill needed an infrastructure to support the anticipated 10,000 employees, Robert Alexander Long laid out a city, and began building.
The Forest Hill Historic District in north Newark, New Jersey, contains an excellent collection of period revival architecture dating mostly from 1890 to 1925, with some earlier and later exceptions.
Streetcar Suburbs ... were the predominant development type within American cities from about 1890-1930. It was the most widespread development type prior to the Supreme Court's upholding of Euclidean zoning (Euclid v. Amber Realty) in 1926, which allowed municipalities to pursue greater separation of land uses. [ www.strongtowns.org ]
While Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi doesn't predict national home price declines, he estimates significantly "overvalued" housing markets, places like Boise, ID and Charlotte, NC could see 5% to 10% home price declines over the next 12 months. [ www.fortune.com ]