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Period Homes is the ultimate resource for professionals working in residential architecture in the classical style. Every month, our editors will hand-pick selections from our features, profiles, and projects--not to mention our comprehensive Buying Guides. 

Our April edition features a profile of interior designer Gerald Pomeroy, Historical Concepts luxury apartments, dressing townhouses in dimensional stone, and more.


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Beacon Hill staircase, Gerald Pomeroy design

The new staircase in a townhouse with décor by Gerald Pomeroy is enhanced by an elliptical domed ceiling.

Gerald Pomeroy Talks About Townhouse Interiors
When it comes to designing spaces in historical rowhouses, Gerald Pomeroy looks to classical principles for inspiration.

Interior Designer Thomas Pheasant
Interior designer Thomas Pheasant has been designing celebrated home furnishings for more than 15 years.

A Glimpse Into the Life of Architect Phillip Dodd
Author and architect Phillip Dodd draws inspiration from his background and beyond to design breathtaking houses.


exposed timber in master bedroom

Wooden beams along the roof line of the master suite create a spacious feeling.

Ferguson & Shamamian's Spanish Colonial House
Ferguson & Shamamian recreate the vocabulary of an original Spanish Colonial house in Santa Monica.

Jones & Boer Architects' Shaker-Inspired Farmhouse
A Shaker-inspired farmhouse created by Jones & Boer Architects is a striking composition against a bucolic backdrop in Maryland.

A New Old Shingle-Style Home by Albert, Righter & Tittmann
Albert, Righter & Tittmann designs a modern interpretation of a shingle-style home for a multi-generational family.

See the latest in public/commercial design & building on our sister site, Traditional Building.


Ninth Street, Durham

In keeping with the style of the neighborhood, Ninth Street, a luxury apartment complex in Durham, North Carolina, is designed to look like an industrial factory that evolved from the 1800s through the 1930s.

Historical Concepts Designs Luxury Apartments
Historical Concepts designs luxury apartments that reflect the Durham, North Carolina, neighborhood’s industrial past.

A Low-Country Creole by TS Adams Studio
TS Adams Studio designs a Low-Country French Creole cottage that meets a planned community’s architectural guidelines.

An Urban Villa by Ken Tate Architect
Ken Tate is inspired by Palladio’s Basilica and work in the Veneto for this urban villa in New Orleans.

Product Reports

classical stonework of townhome

The carved brackets and lintel that make up this composition demonstrate Classical ideals for form and function. The brackets are decorative and load-bearing while the carved lintel sheds water and gives interest to the façade.

Townhome Stonework
We speak with Old World Stone, the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and Stone Details about dressing townhouses with dimensional stone.

Creating a Period Entryway
Regardless of its traditional style, the front door, the signature of the home’s architecture, is designed to make a grand entrance.

Traditional Roofing Materials
A look at appropriate roofing materials for traditionally-designed homes.

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shingle style home

The core of the house was built in 1885; a large addition went up ca. 1900, creating a Richardsonian or Shingle Style exterior.

Restoring a Shingle Style House
A collection of architectural salvage played a role in the restoration of this handsome Shingle Style house.

Modern Craftsman Kitchen
To replace nondescript space in an old house, an architect designs a hard-working “modern Craftsman” kitchen for a friend who has strong ideas about design and function.

1915 Builder's Model Spec House
In Portland, Oregon, a builder’s model spec house alluded to Prairie School design on the outside, but featured an ornate English interior. It’s been restored by a couple who added flourishes of their own.

ACH social copy
tapestry room at Kelmscott Manor

The tapestry room at Kelmscott Manor expresses the Arts & Crafts philosophy of British tastemaker William Morris in aged textiles and simple furniture true to the medieval ideal.

Tracing the Lineage of Arts & Crafts Furniture
The movement’s furniture proves that Arts & Crafts is a design philosophy and a way of working, much more so than a “style.” How else to explain so many design vocabularies?

Jewel-Box Kitchen
Framed by a stepped arch, this gem of a kitchen stars in the sensitive renovation of a 1920s bungalow.

New Arts & Crafts in a Traditional Neighborhood: A Perfect Fit
Tradition runs strong on Crane Island in Lake Minnetonka: the new house had to look like it was built in 1910.


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