Nestled among the stately Colonial, Federalist, and Greek Revival homes that have made Providence a hub of historical architecture, you can find a simpler, more rustic style of cottage. At the turn of the 20th Century, Providence residents fell in love with the Tudor Revival style. These unique homes were inspired by the architecture of European medieval styles but were modernized with the highly popular craftsman style. The result was quaint homes reminiscent of English country homes but with fine, eclectic details. [Read more…]
Providence is known for its stunning historical homes and period architecture. Beautifully restored Federal, Victorian, and Gothic style houses can be found throughout the city. These prominent historic styles are not the only architecturally impressive homes found throughout the city. For lovers of modern architecture, there are some gems in our city as well. Two houses recently came onto the market that are incredible examples of modern architecture. If you are looking to have all the modern design and amenities but still live in a historic neighborhood, one of these homes may be perfect for you! [Read more…]
In the last few years, Rhode Island’s housing market has been booming. Single-family homes have been selling quickly and for impressive market values. This growth has been a sign that the negative impacts of the housing market crash has finally ended. However, one of the issues in Rhode Island, especially in Providence and the surrounding suburbs, is the supply of housing has not met demand. After the housing market crash, new builds had slowed. So when consumer confidence returned, the supply of houses could not meet demand. Fortunately, for buyers that seems to be changing this year. [Read more…]
Following the 2008 crash, Millennials had opted out of buying houses. With economic instability, high unemployment rates, and mortgage regulations, many were unable to purchase starter homes. However, with the upswing of the market, millennials are finally starting to enter the real estate market. Many of these millennials are making up for lost time and skipping starter homes entirely. They are opting for forever homes instead. [Read more…]
If you’ve ever dreamed of finding a Colonial Revival in the wonderful neighbors in the East Side of Providence, look no further. These stately homes have all the historic charm of this traditional architecture style with plenty of modern amenities. They are situated in pristine neighborhoods with full access to all the great restaurants and shopping, parks, and landmarks of the East Side.
What Is Colonial Revival?
Colonial Revival is a uniquely American style of architecture. They are one of the most traditional home styles found in the United States. Colonial Revival took the gorgeous elements of colonial-period homes that were based on British Georgian architecture and updates them from American life. They are stately homes with a strong distinguished presence. They were extremely popular during the turn of the century, specifically in the 1890s. Colonial Revival is beloved for its timeless design and dedication to tradition. [Read more…]