historic homes: Don't Miss Coronado's Historic Home Tour This Weekend - 05/04/11 09:56 AM
Don't Miss Out on Coronado's Historic Home Tour this May 8th from 11 am -4 pm.  This year Coronado pays tribute to the many aviators that have called Coronado home over the years.  There will be 6 homes on the tour this year.  The homes exhibit the various historic and architectural diversity present in Coronado.  One of the homes on the tour was designed by noted architect Richard Requa.  Some of the styles present will be a California Craftsman, a Spanish Eclectic and the time periods range from 1910 - 1940.
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historic homes: Why Are Historic Districts Important?....San Diego - 10/15/10 11:21 AM
Whay Are Historic Districts Important?
A historic district is an area that has a "significant concentration of buildings, homes and structures that have a special character, historical interest, cultural or aesthetic value, or that represent one or more architectural periods in the history and development of San Diego"* a city.
Historic districts are important because they help preserve important architectural periods in San Diego's history.  Protecting these areas from demolition helps to preserve the character and charm that makes these communities so desireable.
 
Some of the benefits of living in a historic district are:
Higher property values-  According to the … (0 comments)

historic homes: A Brief Look at Two Historic Homes in Kensington, San Diego - 09/26/10 01:48 PM
This first home in Kensington is known as the "Wonder House of Stone".  It was built in 1926 by Master Builder L.J. Faulkner and designed by Ralph E Hurlburt.  This two story French Eclectic house was built of Dolomite marble with 15 inch monolithic walls.  It's truly is a beauty to behold!

*Home is Not for sale 
The second home is a 1927 Spanish-Style Home in Kensington as well.  It's Historic name is the Daniel McConnell and Herbert Bathrick house.

*Home is Not for Sale
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historic homes: What is the National Register of Historic Places? - 09/05/10 10:00 AM
The National Register of Historic Places is a list of places in the United States that are worthy of preservation.  The list is maintained by the government and administered through the National Park Service.  This preservation effort by the U.S. government was the result of the successful passing of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act.  The Acts intent was to "help preserve districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects" that were and are considered significant in American history.  The passage of this act was in response to the wide spread demolition across the United States of old structures and neighborhoods.  
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