Stories tagged: historic homes
Sat., April 30, 2016, 7 p.m.
Mother’s Day tour comes with a view
This year’s Mother’s Day tour includes two homes, but what a view
Wed., Dec. 30, 2015
Christensen House earns spot on National Historic Register
The George and Blanche Christensen House has earned a listing on the National Register of Historic Places.
Thu., July 2, 2015
Landmarks: Phelps House in Browne’s Addition had intriguing original owners
The historic Phelps House in Browne’s Addition has any number of remarkable elements that speak to its elegance and architectural stature. Perhaps its most important contributions to the culture of …
Thu., Feb. 26, 2015
Retired woman restores 1907 home of principal Hart
On a sunny afternoon the beveled, leaded-glass windows of this historic bungalow home shoot prisms of light across the living room, an effect that delights the current owner. The previous …
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
Two houses to undertake archaeological study before demolition
The owners of two old houses that were long ago converted to apartments are going to undertake an archaeological study of the properties in Browne’s Addition before the city of …
Mon., July 15, 2013
Then and Now: Spokane’s historic homes
From elegant mansions to simple construction, Spokane’s historic homes provide an open window to the city’s past. It was a common practice in the early 20th century for local newspapers …
Fri., Nov. 2, 2012
Home tour is step back in time
Hundreds of people from around the country turned out in the historic Cliff Park area on Thursday night for a candlelight tour of some of Spokane’s finest homes. The occasion …
Tue., Aug. 28, 2012, 7:34 p.m.
New Orleans’ post-Katrina gentrification is touchy
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With Isaac bearing down on New Orleans, the city finds itself at a delicate moment in its rebuilding since Hurricane Katrina struck seven years ago. Private …
Thu., May 5, 2011
Explore gems of Corbin Park in Mother’s Day tour
Paul and Cheri Nelson moved into their historic Corbin Park home in 1988 and have made its restoration one of their biggest projects. The 1905 Craftsman was originally occupied by …
Wed., May 5, 2010
Craftsman homes open windows to history
Oak woodwork inside Jill Bray’s Craftsman home near Manito Park is so extensive and so well done that you would have to see it to believe it. On Sunday, the …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2009, 3:01 p.m.
Browne’s Addition named one of nation’s 10 greatest
Browne’s Addition, the oldest residential neighborhood in Spokane, is being recognized as one of 10 great neighborhoods in the United States for 2009 by a prestigious planning organization.
Mon., Oct. 5, 2009, 10:18 a.m.
Preservation group seeks votes to win contest
The Spokane Preservation Advocates organization is asking for help to win a national photo contest on preservation.