Thursday, April 10, 2008

Thursday is "This Old House Day"

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This impressively sited Colonial Revival Georgian house sits square on its high site on President's Hill. It was probably built in 1915 by a Morton T. Swallow. It is a particularly fine and imaginative example of this architectural style; one of the best in this neighborhood filled with with Colonial Revival houses. I especially enjoy the setting and symmetry of 105 Presidents Lane and glad I don't have to mow this lawn.

6 comments:

magiceye said...

beautifully composed picture!

oldmanlincoln said...

I would trim the bushes that hides the porch but with that done I would move in and park on the porch and watch the people strolling past my gate. What a fabulous photo.

Abraham Lincoln in Brookville, Ohio.

The Lone Beader said...

There are a lot of great houses in this neighborhood! :D

George Townboy said...

Another great one!! Love it!

Southern Heart said...

I always look forward to your "old house" posts...beautiful photos, and such interesting information, too.

• Eliane • said...

Good point - I wouldn't want to mow that grass either. To me that garden looks quite sad. I'd add English borders, bushes, trees, ...