Often historic houses and their gardens have aesthetic value and, as a community resource, can be a green oasis in a town or community, providing a space to relax, and hold events.They serve as a haptic example of a community's continuity as well as to connect people, past and present.On this day, Griselio Torresola and Oscar Collazo attempt to assassinate President Harry S. The city was virtually rebuilt from scratch following the widespread destruction.Lisbon was Portugal’s capital and largest city during the prosperous 18th century, when diamonds and gold from the Portuguese colony in Brazil made...Welcome to CIRCA, a site specially crafted for all the wonderful old house lovers and dreamers out there. Do you walk around wishing you could fix up every fixer-upper, restore every bygone-looking home, and salvage every old door and mantel? CIRCA is a curated historic house marketplace showcasing the most beautiful old homes for sale all across the country.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, the greatest of the Italian Renaissance artists, was born in the small village of Caprese in 1475. In the face of widespread opposition in the American colonies, Parliament enacts the Stamp Act, a taxation measure designed to raise revenue for British military operations in America.It's not just the pace of change—which is faster in "urban" Manhattan than, say, "rural" Queens—but the mindset that is different.Then and now, competitive, space-starved Manhattanites like shiny new things that serve as physical evidence to prove dominance over other buildings, cities, and nations.Historic houses range from some of the earliest colonial buildings, both private and public, many of them built and sometimes owned by convicts, or by the landed gentry, through to modernist icons like Rose Seidler House, built in 1948–50.In addition, there are historic towns such as Guildford in Western Australia which is regarded as one of the most historic towns in Australia.