31,998 historical Home Design Photos

Tim Cuppett Architects
12 Reviews
Historic House
Ideabooks8,199
Questions2
Choose paint colors from a historic color collection. Whether you are using paint chips discovered beneath layers of interior or exterior paint, or are starting fresh but want to use historically accurate colors, there are now many paint companies ready to make
has a comprehensive historic color collection covering a range of architectural stylesSherwin-Williams, which has both interior and exterior paint colors for a wide range of American architectural stylesFine Paints of Europe, which carries high-pigment-content paints in historic huesFarrow & Ball
This historic home in Austin, Texas welcomes guests with a pleasing light blue entryway. Notice how they same color is used on the walls, trim, door and even on the bench.
“main entry door way (glass room)” — chiquitapinguina
Matthew Frederick - M. Frederick L.L.C.
Bucks County
Ideabooks3,812
Questions2
your home's history. First check with the State Historic Preservation Office to find out if your home is a historic structure, if you're not sure. This is important, because any changes you are considering making will be affected by your home's historical status. You can also go to your city or county
person. Old town records, original photographs of homes, historical maps and relevant newspaper articles are all items that can be tracked down with help from your local reference librarian.Try your local historical society, too. An active historical society can have a wealth of information on homes in the
“.” — essington
Helengrey
Ranch House
Ideabooks2,204
Questions7
scoffield historic lighting
pendants scoffield historic light
Pendant lights (scoffield historic lighting)
Scoffield Historic Lighting
Scofield pendant lights, historic
Scofield historic lighting
“lights” — c_tinge
Fredendall Building Company
1 Review
Exterior View of Restored Farmhouse
Ideabooks5,629
Questions3
A note on historic homes. If your home is listed on the historic register, that's a whole different ballgame. Most historic districts have strict requirements about making any sort of changes to the exterior of a historic home, including changes to doors, windows, roof
roof projections, siding and additions, among others. You can find specific guidelines for your state through the National Register of Historic Places.
“if dormers are expensive, doing the straight top” — Janbo Jones
Adrienne DeRosa
2 Reviews
Houzz Tour: An Architectural Relic Thrives in the Heartland of Ohio
Ideabooks1,139
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Like many Usonian homes, the Dobkins House has a hearth placed centrally in the open-plan living space. The anchored position of the dining table defines the transition into the kitchen. George Nakashima dining chairs support the home's historic design. “As
living space. The anchored position of the dining table defines the transition into the kitchen. George Nakashima dining chairs support the home's historic design.
living space. The anchored position of the dining table defines the transition into the kitchen. George Nakashima dining chairs support the home's historic design. “As you walk through the house, you begin to see that Wright designed it to have a compress-and-release effect on you,” Dan says. A dynamic
“stool” — Jack Zarovy
Stonewood, LLC
19 Reviews
Cottage Exterior
Ideabooks8,702
Questions14
color that was discovered is Bengamin Moore HC-83 Grant Beige, the Trim is Bengamin Morre White Dove OC-17. The shutters come from the Bengamin Moore Historical Collection but I was not able to obtain the specific color code. Perhaps working with Bengamin Moore, they may be able to pin point the color. Hope
Bengamin Moore HC-83 Grant Beige, the Trim is Bengamin Morre White Dove OC-17. The shutters come from the Bengamin Moore Historical Collection but I was not able to obtain the specific color code. Perhaps working with Bengamin Moore, they may be able to pin point the color. Hope
color that was discovered is Bengamin Moore HC-83 Grant Beige, the Trim is Bengamin Morre White Dove OC-17. The shutters come from the Bengamin Moore Historical Collection but I was not able to obtain the specific color code.
“do not like stone, sure gives wow factor here” — cowbuyer
Worthington Custom Builder Inc.
1 Review
Enhanced Stone Addition
Ideabooks1,345
Questions2
This is an older project and the records are not handy - but I can tell they are from Benjamin Moore's HIstorical collection. Should be easy enough to match up.
Colors are from the Benjamin Moore's HIstorical collection.
Bm historical collection
Bm historical colors
Ben Moore historical collection
“Shed windows clear story” — fernheath
Hanson General Contracting, Inc.
8 Reviews
West Philadelphia Kitchen
Ideabooks84,684
Questions20
kitchen to the back patio, and floods the space with natural light. Because the home is on a historical block, the exterior changes — including this window — had to be approved by the Philadelphia Historical Commission. This patio is fenced in and shaded by trees for ultimate privacy, but still gets
If you have the option to replace, adding modern windows to a historic home can be a nice way to bring the modern aesthetic in. This bumped-out window was added to a West Philadelphia kitchen by Hanson General Contracting
in this Philadelphia kitchen provided a beautiful backyard view and a little extra space for a dining table and chairs. This Victorian home is on a historic block, so exterior changes had to be minimal. But the new bay window perfectly complements the home's original bay window on the second story.
“Love the idea with glass door” — khushi
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