Historic Real Estate: The Snazzy Properties Edition

Posted on: November 9th, 2012 by Emily Potter 3 Comments

You'll find scenic wallpapered parlors, marble breakfast floors, carriage houses, and many other elaborate and fancy elements in the historic properties featured this week. Enjoy!


Front view of the Eliza Ward home.

Eliza Ward 1814 Historic Brick Federal -- Providence, Rhode Island

You may be in the historic East Side of Providence, but step through the front door of this gem and you’ll find yourself in Paris. Breathtaking parlors decorated with scenic wallpaper and a marble-floored breakfast room enhance the already elegant atmosphere. Price tag: $1,200,000


Backyard view of the 1911 Denver mansion.

1911 Chalet-Style Mansion -- Denver, Colorado

Vanishing doors, built-in bookcases, ornately decorated ceilings -- the list of dreamy features in this historic chalet-style mansion in Denver goes on and on. The more than 8,000 square feet have been carefully and lovingly maintained and preserved by the current owners. Price tag: $1,290,000


Front view of the Orrin W. Burritt House.

Orrin W. Burritt Mansion -- Weedsport, New York

This Italianate architectural treasure was built in 1876 and listed in the National Register in 2007. The wrap-around porch, carriage house, and elaborate details both inside and out add unique charm to this historic property. Price tag: $399,000

Stay tuned for the next edition, which will feature more humble Historic Properties.

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Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

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3 Responses

  1. Ken Carpenter

    November 9, 2012

    Very snazzy!

  2. Coy LaSister

    November 11, 2012

    Good Morning Ms. Rose

    As a member if the National Trust and firmer grant coordinator of the Masschusetts Historical Commission, I am engaged in a campaign to save the vacant Historic YMCA building in Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida Historic District from being demolished on November 16, 2012 demolition hearing. I would like to get you and the National Trust assistance to join with our grass roots community effort to save the Historic YMCA building and planing and development the Buikding fir expanded cultural, community and visitor uses that benefit all the residents of St. Petersburg, Florida. Please contact me at lasoeur55@hotmail.com. Thank you fir your time and kind attention to this matter. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    Coy M. LaSister
    National Trust Member & St. Petersburg Community Member

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