Archive for October, 2013

In each of my groups of cottage pictures there are cottages that I know will be torn down within weeks. I’ll keep you updated.

Please note as you look how the majority of cottages are lovingly well-kept. It isn’t easy to keep a hundred-plus year old house well-kept.

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One day while on a walk I noted two cottages side by side that had “for sale” signs in the front yard. The next time I walked past they were tearing the cottages down. So I thought, why not put pictures up of all the cottages still existing. I’m not adding addresses because that isn’t cool. Unless the cottage is torn down, then I will add the address as a requiem.

This is the first set of cottage pictures for you to look at and hope it isn’t the last time to see them. More will follow as I make my way around the neighborhood.

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This is a new old house. You can see the mix of old and newer townhouses behind it.

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This may be the house that was Cary Grant's favorite home in Houston. It feels Art Deco in style.