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They say that on nights like this, something ghastly walks these corridors...

abandoned castle beautiful abandoned house abandoned and beautiful Abandoned. The Castle in Budapast. I want to go see this place one day.

Hunter House - Georgian Colonial architecture  mid-18th century. The great mercantile families lived patrician lives, building harbor-front mansions overlooking their trading ships, and entertained in grand style. They bought furniture and silver from local craftsmen and were the patrons of such important early painters as Robert Feke and Gilbert Stuart.

Hunter House is one of the finest examples of Georgian Colonial architecture from Newport's "golden age" in the century.

Rockport, MA shingle style

Classic Shingle Style Beach House, Stunning Ocean View

Our Classic New England Gambrel roofed house perches on its landscaped lot in the South End of Rockp.

William Watts Sherman house, Newport, Rhode Island. McKim, Mead, & White, 1874. Image: bluelibris, via Flickr

William Watts Sherman House, Newport RI

An 1874 Shingle Style house designed by architect H. Richardson after the Queen Anne designs of Richard Norman Shaw. It is currently being used as a dormitory at Salve Regina University.

Isaac Bell House in Newport, RI is a Shingle Style house designed by architects McKim, Mead, and White in 1883

Chapter 18 - Shingle Style and American Arts and Crafts - Architecture - Isaac Bell House, Newport , Rhode Island McKim, Mead and White


Hardy, shade-loving flowers bring beautiful blooms even to those parts of your backyard that receive little sun.

Searching for Silsbee: February 2010

An outlet for material I have uncovered in a quest to document the work of architect Joseph Lyman Silsbee.

Love the built up rock flower bed

Like the shed roof here over the porch, and the nice window above. Also, good idea of raised stone beds in front, to hide the concrete foundation. This stone "wall" is nice grounding for the house.