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Home renovation
Preparing to Renovate Your House
and not go crazy in the process

Remodel or Remuddle?
The choice is yours

Ballard Craftsman (pdf)
Featured in Old House Journal

Historic preservation
Where's Betsy?
Historic preservation and cultural myths

Kim's Cape in Disputed Territories
Historic preservation and period revivals 

Parsons House Revisited
The classic California bungalow that was rescued

On Turning Toward the Light
June Sprigg

Garrison Keillor

New house design
Designing a New Traditional House
Howard Roark may be of little help

Cottage Character
An attitude, not a style

Next Revival (pdf)
Featured in Early Homes

Historical perspectives
Next Greek Revival
The Republic could rise again

The Chief Goes Through
Ernest Blumenschein and his last major painting

Impact of Arts & Crafts Revival
Now in its fourth decade

Louis B. Easton and the Simple Life
Arts & Crafts houses in Pasadena

Homestead and Community on the Middle Border  Carl O. Sauer