Search : Archive for Going Home

Macon, Georgia: Antebellum Homes for the Cost of a Mint Julep

In Going Home, the faces behind CIRCA share our personal stories of the old houses and historic places that have shaped our lives. Today Chelcey takes us on a tour of the beautiful (and cheap, cheap, cheap!) old houses for sale in her hometown of Macon, Georgia. (Photo above shows the Woodruff House on the Mercer Campus College and is by Lamar.)   When one thinks of the old South, one envisions streets teeming with plantation-style homes and all the elegance of a lost time. My charming little hometown of Macon, Georgia, has all of that and then some. As a child who grew up in a subdivision located in a neighborhood where every other house looked exactly the same, I remember being in complete awe when we would go to the historic city on the

Read more

Calling the American West “Home”

In Going Home, the faces behind CIRCA share our personal stories of the old houses and historic places that have shaped our lives. Today, Cristiana shares her thoughts on her home in the Black Hills of South Dakota. As an added bonus, we’ve thrown in some old houses for sale around the area! (Photo above shows the City of Deadwood c. 1900, and is courtesy of the Library of Congress.)   Setting: Home improvement store, Midwestern U.S., holiday time. Me: “He wished me luck! He said he didn’t have the part we need but actually wished me luck finding it somewhere else … PEOPLE HERE ARE SO NICE!” Stereotype though it may be, city folk can be a bit … direct. Exceedingly so. Having been in New York, now, for 7+ years, I’ve become more fluent

Read more

My Mother’s Childhood Home in Jersey City, NJ

In Going Home, the faces behind CIRCA share our personal stories of the old houses that have shaped our lives. Today, Dana tells of visiting her mother’s childhood home in historic, Victorian Jersey City, NJ.   When I told my parents I wanted to make a career out of historic preservation they didn’t quite know what I meant. “So, you’ll be an architect,” asserted my dad. “You mean fixing old bricks?” questioned my mom. Once I educated them about my field of choice, my parents grew to appreciate preservation and my love of old houses, but they always wondered where my passion came from. And recently, the answer to this question hit us like a ton of bricks (pun intended!)   Over Thanksgiving weekend my mom’s brother, Gary, came to my family’s house on

Read more
old-house-search

All drop-downs are optional.

Show me only properties currently for sale.






Facebook-Round-small   Instagram-round-small   Pinterest-round-small   Twitter-round-small   google plus   you tube