A Queen Anne Victorian Dressed to Impress

The elegant Queen Anne Victorian at 1350 William Howard Taft Road in historic East Walnut Hills, Cincinnati, is for sale. Built in 1896 for William J. Williams—co-founder of Western and Southern Life Insurance—the home was a gift to his daughter

A Touch of French in the West End: 1106 Dayton Street, Cincinnati

Without a doubt, the rowhouse at 1106 Dayton Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, shows off the grandeur of the Second Empire architectural style. Firstly, the limestone facade evokes both elegance and durability. Secondly, tall windows with ornate hoods draw the eyes upward. Thirdly, a well-designed

The Daniel S. Major House: An Exquisite High Style Italianate Meant to Be Seen

Another piece of history is searching for its next caretaker. This time it’s the ca. 1860 Daniel S. Major House in Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Indiana. This striking Italianate style home sits prominently on a terrace overlooking the Ohio River and U.S. Route 50 (West Eads Parkway) just on the outskirts of Lawrenceburg’s historic city center. It’s […]

Herschede: Early 20th Century Elegance At Its Finest

Built in 1908, the Herschede Mansion sits along Reading Avenue, one of the main thoroughfares of the historic neighborhood of North Avondale in Cincinnati. The neighborhood is known for its grassy, winding streets and stately, old single-family homes. It traces its origins back to the mid 1800s when large tracts of land surrounding the city […]

Trains, a Roman Goddess, and the Hindoo Stakes

The City of Covington, Kentucky, consists of a series of neighborhoods, each one with a unique history and character. In fact, there are 19 neighborhoods in all. Our listing at 501 E. Southern Avenue sits within one of them-the historic neighborhood of Latonia, which became a part of Covington in 1909. Latonia has many historical […]

The Respectable James Thomas Earle and Her Royal Majesty

There is a very elegant Queen Anne home at 501 E. Southern Avenue  in Covington’s historic neighborhood of Latonia currently seeking a new steward. The thing about rather substantial historic homes like this one (it has 5 bedrooms and over 3,200 square feet) is that they often once belonged to important people–folks that were the […]

The Upside of Historic District Living in Bellevue, Kentucky

Our listing at 326 Fairfield Avenue, Bellevue, Kentucky is a delightful mixture of Late Victorian and Arts & Crafts styles. Built in 1910, this single family home is nestled in the midst of Bellevue’s Fairfield Avenue Historic District. The historic district includes buildings along both sides of Fairfield Avenue/Kentucky Route 8 and extends from Lafayette […]

You Are Where You Live: The Appealing Aesthetics of Newport’s East Row Historic District

It makes sense that we choose to live in places that fit our lifestyle and personality. As such, homeowners develop an emotional attachment to their home–just ask any real estate agent if they have ever worked with a seller whose sentiments for their soon-to-be-former home affected their decision-making! Homeowners develop an emotional attachment to their […]

Twenty One Thirty Six Saint James Avenue, A Love Story

There are many reasons why people choose to live in an historic home. For some, it is because the home reminds them that they are part of something bigger—the long continuum of history. These folks usually consider themselves to be stewards, not owners, and their calling is to keep the home in good shape for […]

Convert! A Stunning Second Act From Church to Home

Our latest listing at 825 Overton Street in the East Row Historic District, Newport, Kentucky, is an extraordinary example of adaptive reuse. Built in 1901 by the First Temple Society of Spiritualists, this 6,183-square-foot former church is now an elegant and functional 4-bedroom, 2 full bath / 2 half bath home.