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In the South, we believe in houses with porches. Not just any porch, but one that is wide enough for a gathering with neighbors and relatives that we can sit in rocking chairs or on a glass of ice-cold sweet tea. We like the freshness of the Southern air and the opportunity to sit on the front porch to wave at passer-by’s (even folks we have never had the pleasure of meeting)!

Lanhydrock. Magnificent late Victorian country house with gardens and wooded estate. Everyone who visits comments on the vast kitchens.

By her own admission, Sarah Dubois is an old-fashioned kind of girl. ‘I love period furniture and being in a place with a sense of history,’ she enthuses. When she and husband Nigel Philips decided to look for a family home, a priority was finding a large enough period house to accommodate the furniture she had inherited from her parents.

Geffrye Museum, 19th Century Townhouses. "Cutaway drawing representing a substantial Victorian London house of around 1870."

London's hidden architecture – in pictures

Temple Place, Victoria Embankment: This former residence of the Viscount Astor sits in a prime location on the banks of the river Thames. It was built for William Waldorf Astor, newspaper proprietor, financier and hotelier, who opened the Waldorf Hotel in 1908. Upon the death of his father in 1890 he became the richest man in America and moved to London a year later. The only specifications he gave to architect John Loughborough were that the building should personify and celebrate…

Inside the Paris apartment untouched for 70 years: Treasure trove finally revealed after owner locked up and fled at outbreak of WWII

Awesome article of an abandoned apartment in Paris. I love abandoned buildings, so much history and finds. I need to consider starting a Pin on abandoned places!

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Old artists' studios in London - I did not know about these when I was there or I might have sight-seed them. Cool apartments with character, architectural interest.