Tag Archives: energy efficiency

Greening Up Old Houses (Without Ruining Them)

DO YOU KNOW the website Rural Intelligence? Even if you’re not in the Hudson Valley, a lot of its coverage is of interest to old-house lovers everywhere. I subscribe to their weekly e-mail newsletter. This week, Rural Intelligence, which is … Continue reading

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Ode to the Philadelphia Rowhouse

Fitzwater Street, Queen Village THERE’S A HUGE, TELLING DIFFERENCE between New York City and Philadelphia in terms of how each values and regards its vernacular architecture. It’s hard to imagine NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development putting out something … Continue reading

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