Historic Real Estate: The Charming Houses Seeking Relocation Edition

Posted on: May 17th, 2013 by Emily Potter

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Historic house combining Moderne, Art Deco, and International styles at 655 7th Street NE needs to be relocated by December 2013. 

Modern Jewel Seeks Third Family to Occupy -- Mason City, Iowa

At 3,200 square feet, this unique home features five bedrooms and four bathrooms, a family room with a nautical motif, two outdoor decks, an original Westinghouse refrigerator, a "steamship chimney" fireplace, an original corner tub, and many more interesting details. The house suffered no structural damage after the flood in 2008, and the owners took quick action to dry out the house. Learn more about why Mason City needs to relocate this and other houses. Price tag: $1

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Tudor Revival cottage at 721 N Carolina Place needs to be relocated by December 2013.

Tudor Cottage from the 1930s -- Mason City, Iowa

Another house in Mason City that is available for relocation, this charming Tudor Revival cottage features original floor-to-ceiling cabinets in the kitchen, hardwood floors throughout the house, and a full-height entry door into the attic space upstairs. For more information, click on the Description tab in the Historic Properties for Sale ad. Price tag: $1

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Front of historic Craftsman-style home located at 615 N Hampshire Avenue that needs to be relocated by December 2013.

American Four Square Looking for New Setting -- Mason City, Iowa

This two-story variation of a hipped roof house is from the post-World War 1 era. Two of its four bedrooms feature Murphy beds, and one with extensive woodwork has a hidden closet. There is an eat-in kitchen with a bay window and limestone flooring, as well as a detached 3-car garage available for relocation. For more information, click on the Description tab in the Historic Properties for Sale ad. Price tag: $1

See all of the houses in Mason City that need to be relocated.

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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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