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In this issue

Moving Toward Fossil Free
Evolving technology makes it possible to heat and cool with cleaner energy sources.

OLD HOUSE DIYer
The care and feeding of leather upholstery.

Holiday Home

Any of these would be a welcome gift for an old-house friend or for an artful home . . . including your own.

2 mins

Diamonds!

An eternal motif for objects around the house.

Diamonds!

1 min

MANTELS in a Holiday Mood

Pretty things from nature are always in style.

MANTELS in a Holiday Mood

3 mins

Simple Craftsman Roots Revived

A “clean but sterile” 1914 kitchen is treated to bungalow-era design.

Simple Craftsman Roots Revived

2 mins

A Surprisingly Authentic Bath

The replicated, late-Victorian master bathroom is in an 1892 brick manse in St. Louis, Missouri.

A Surprisingly Authentic Bath

2 mins

MOVING toward

Changing energy markets and evolving technology make it possible to heat, cool, and ventilate homes of any age with (mostly) clean, all-electric power—and less of it. Heating home water, formerly an energy hog, is turning into an energy sipper, too.

MOVING toward

9 mins

Caring for Silverplate

Whether the design is Rococo, Aesthetic, or Art Deco, silverplate is collectible—and needs care.

Caring for Silverplate

5 mins

A Furnished Bath

This elegant bathroom has fixture panels fabricated from parts of a Victorian armoire.

A Furnished Bath

2 mins

A Home Full of Character

Smaller homes like this 1920s Dutch Colonial so often get overlooked as worthy of restoration. Owners don’t think they’re special . . . or they add on or remodel until the original is unrecognizable. This owner saw the potential.

A Home Full of Character

4 mins

The Rescue of Portland's FIREHOUSE 17

IN WHAT BECAME THE PROJECT OF A LIFETIME, THE REHABILITATION OF A 1912 FIREHOUSE IS ADAPTIVE REUSE WITH HEART AND SOUL. DECOMMISSIONED IN 1968, ALLOWED TO DETERIORATE AND LATER REMODELED, THE OLD FIREHOUSE HAD BEEN BUILT DURING THE DAYS OF HORSE-DRAWN ENGINES. THE PROJECT WAS SPEARHEADED BY RESTORAT ION CONSULTANT KARLA PEARLSTEIN, IN PORTLAND, OREGON. SHE NOW CALLS THE FIREHOUSE HOME.

The Rescue of Portland's FIREHOUSE 17

3 mins

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Old House Journal Magazine Description:

PublisherActive Interest Media

CategoryHome

LanguageEnglish

Frequency7 Issues/Year

Old House Journal is a leading magazine for owners, restorers, and admirers of old and historic homes. The magazine provides a wealth of information on restoration techniques, architectural styles, and historical research, as well as advice on home maintenance and renovation.

Old House Journal was first published in 1973, at a time when many old and historic homes were being demolished or neglected in favor of new construction. The magazine was created to provide a voice for those who were passionate about preserving and restoring these important structures. The magazine also provides in-depth coverage of architectural styles, with features on everything from Victorian homes to mid-century modern. One of the unique features of Old House Journal is its focus on historical research and documentation.

By subscribing, readers will have access to the most comprehensive coverage of old home restoration available, making Old House Journal an essential part of any restoration enthusiast's library.

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