Day 771

One among many

February 8th, 2014

There's no shortage of beautiful old houses here in New Brighton:

"Up and down hills, along shaded streets of gnarled trees and overgrown landscaping, there are grand examples of what constituted great style to the wealthy Manhattan exiles who built them between 1834 and the early years of the 20th century. Gingerbread Victorians, spiky Gothic Revival and Second Empire structures with mansard roofs alternate with the soft, curved arches and rounded turrets of shingle style and Queen Anne homes, each house built as a symbol of the status its first owner had achieved."

One Comment

  1. therealguyfaux says:

    Considering the proximity to the waterways, could these houses also be called “Steamboat Gothic”?

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