Before and After ~ An Italianate Gem

Before photos by Adam Franco and after photo by Doug Copeland.

Before and After ~ An Italianate gem in Vermont. This wonderful Italianate house came across my feed awhile back. It is a great example of what can be done to save a historic house with the right combination of knowledge and other resources.

This impressive house in the Italianate style with a touch of Second Empire atop the tower is located in rural Vermont. It’s dramatic restoration after a prolonged period of neglect will help this small town to retain its unique identity. The buildings constructed by those who came before us tell our community’s story. Without them, a town is just more acreage of land, indistinct from the next one. Historic houses make places memorable.

Many people would have assumed this house was beyond saving. Fortunately, someone had the knowledge to realize that was not true and possessed the courage and financial resources to take it on.

“Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners” was written to help people learn what is possible. It will help you to restore a house with sensitivity to its character-defining features.

The 720-page hardcover book is now available in bookstores and from online retailers (currently 34% off on Amazon! http://ow.ly/N7ba50y4PSL).

Signed and personalized copies are available directly from the author on this site, click here: https://yourhistorichouse.com/shop/.

Your local bookstore can order copies from W.W. Norton.

Follow Restoring Your Historic House on Facebook or Instagram for more daily historic house images, information, and inspiration!

#antiquehome #antiquehomes #traditionalarchitecture #historicalhomes #historicalhouse #historic #oldhome #oldhouse #preservation #preserveourhistory #homerestoration #houserestoration #historicpreservation #vintagehome #architecturelover #restoringyourhistorichouse #yourhistorichome #restoration #houserehab #victorian #mansardtower #italianate #Victorian #beforeandafter #cornwallvt #learnwhatispossible

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close