The Towers - Victorian Mansion built in 1890, Kew, Australia

This marvellous Victorian mansion was built in 1890 for James Maitland Campbell, who was twice the mayor of Kew. It was named 'The Towers' after the twin Queen Anne styled towers that features on the front of the property.

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Architecture and design: Australian architecture - Part 1

Victorian mansion which incorporates French Second Empire roof forms. Completed in it was built for John Wagner, a partner of Cobb Co, and designed by architect Charles D'Ebro.

Betagende hus!

Built in the Vaile Mansion in Independence, Missouri stands as one of our nation’s premiere example of Second Empire victorian architecture. This is my home town. Harry Truman's home and library are not far from the Vaile Mansion.

Second Empire Mansion contracted in 1869 by Jonathan Heck and finished in 1870 in Raleigh NC, the house was designed by George S. H. Applegate (1831-1880) and constructed by John A. Waddell (1826-1883) of the firm of Wilson & Waddell. Heck, a Confederate officer in the Civil War, had been captured but paroled. His consequent fortune was made by manufacturing armaments for the Confederacy. “Life at the house was opulent and active.

“Among the first grand residences built in Raleigh (NC) after the Civil War, the Heck-Andrews House set the tone for the subsequent development of North Blount Street as an enclave of the well-to-do.

Original Townsite, Muskogee, Oklahoma, this old house best neighborhood 2012

Best Old House Neighborhoods 2012: The South

Muskogee, Oklahoma's Original Townsite area was named one of the Best Old House Neighborhoods in the South by "This Old House." Take a drive or a stroll through the area and enjoy the historic character.

maintenance - 1939 - replacing shingles = look closely, this is a cool pic... if you're into such things!

The William Carson Mansion in the Queen Anne style. Built in by the Newsom Brothers of San Francisco. It is 3 stories and 18 beautiful rooms. It is located at 143 M St. in Eureka, CA It is beautiful inside, go to the website to see this lovely home.