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December 2018 - Big Old Houses

and grand old places

and grand old places

Month: December 2018

Introducing Tragic Mansions

Introducing Tragic Mansions

From the Introduction of “Tragic Mansions” [Tragic Mansions] is a startling book—startling in its own right because it uncovers the pathetic futility of some of the most envied lives of our day— and as startling, coming from Rita Lydig, as if a famous general had […]

Conversation Starters: James C. Twiss House

Conversation Starters: James C. Twiss House

Modern Dwellings Design No. 229 James C. Twiss House Architect: George F. Barber Builder: B. H. Kellermann Built: 1907 298 N Page Street Aviston, IL 62216