WE DEPLORE HOME DEPOT DOORS

home depot doors

The expose of HOME DEPOT DOORS and their assult on buildings with architectural merit.

Most Recent

Mayor Parker and the City of Houston is proud to announce that these historic properties will be taken down.

Mayor Parker Keeps Houston’s Suburban Transplants Safe From African American History, Freedmen’s Town, Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas

Mayor Parker Keeps Houston’s Suburban Transplants Safe From African American History Freedman’s Town, Fourth Ward, Houston, Texas
It was recently announced that Mayor Anise Parker will be demolishing three quaint, old world wood-frame cottages in the Freedman’s Town section of Houston. This is a project funded under her Make Safe Saturday Initiative.
In the style of a [...]

The Architectural Patronage of Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Historic Pride of an Old Pawnbroker, Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Historic Pride of an Old Pawnbroker
Carver W. Reed & Co., Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
One often wonders why the various sets with interests in “history,” “historic,” and/or “historical” do not join forces to represent a sense of local pride and tradition, ensuring that our past is preserved not only in print, but through the built environment. The age-old pawnbrokers, [...]

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Early 20th Century Lost Dog Advertisement
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Share on Facebook

Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy's Home, Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy’s Home, Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Entrance to Miss Sarah J. Eddy’s Home
Bristol Ferry, Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Share on Facebook

Vinyl Siding, Modern Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Track Homes, Ugly Houses, McMansion, The Jersey Shore, Vinyl Siding Brick NJ, Brick NJ, Jersey Shore, Brick NJ, Curator of Shit, Historic Preservation,

Bird-Turd-House of Seventy Gables, Coo-Coo-Inspired, Jersey Shore, Brick, New Jersey

Bird-Turd-House of Seventy Gables
Coo-Coo-Inspired, The Jersey Shore, Brick, New Jersey
 
Share on Facebook

Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania, Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania, Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Yeadon Oak, Oldest in Pennsylvania
Near Philadelphia, Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Share on Facebook

Miss Octavia Hill's Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England

Miss Octavia Hill’s Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England

Miss Octavia Hill’s Earliest Cottages of Taste, The Original Octavia Hill, London, England
 
Share on Facebook

Octavia Hill Association Houses

Design for Octavia Hill, Krams Avenue, Manayunk, Philadelphia, Penna

Design for Octavia Hill, Krams Avenue, Manayunk, Philadelphia, Penna
Unlike most affordable housing programs operated by national, state, and/or local governments today, Octavia Hill, a public-minded, for-profit entity, worked to provide affordable and quality housing to lower income people in Philadelphia, preserving Olde Philadelphia architecture, as well as Philadelphia’s architectural form and styles in its new construction. This [...]

Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An Unusual Parsonage & Its Mansard Roof, Berean Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

An interesting addition to the 1880 Gothic-inspired building of the Berean Presbyterian Church, this parsonage replaced a small entrance vestibule at the west side of the church building at 1924 South College Avenue in Philadelphia, across from the wall of Girard College. Now much [...]

Irving Place Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Lippincott’s Irving House Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Irving Place Hotel, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Located at No. 915 and No. 917 Walnut Street, between Ninth and Tenth Streets, the building that constituted Joshua B. Lippincott’s “Irving House” hotel was roughly fifty-four feet front with three full floors of a white marble facade and a fourth story in the form of a mansard roof. Unifying [...]

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers

Tasteful Nineteenth Century Wood-Frame Trailers
Harvesting in Western Canada
Share on Facebook

Diamond Drilling by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laying Pipe by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Laying Pipe by Gaslight, Philadelphia, Pennsyvlania
Construction of the Torresdale Filteration Plant, Circa 1900
 
Share on Facebook

The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street, Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street, Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Last Vestige of Old World Spring Garden Street
Church of the Assumption, Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Cornerstone Laid: May 21, 1848
Consecrated: 1849
Once a truly vibrant and dense residential section of the city, the above views of Spring Garden Street east of 12th Street, looking northeast, illustrate a context of buildings that has largely vanished. There is but one [...]

New Jersey Avenue's Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.

New Jersey Avenue’s Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.

New Jersey Avenue’s Aesthetic Wonder, Washington, D.C.
 
Share on Facebook

The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

The New Architecture at Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Share on Facebook

The Octagon's New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

The Octagon’s New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

The Octagon’s New Neighbor, Washington, D.C.

Share on Facebook

The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia

The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia

The House of Doors, Washington, District of Columbia
Share on Facebook

The Bush Hill Iron Works of James Moore, 1600 Block of Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Bush Hill Iron Works of James Moore, 1600 Block of Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Bush Hill Iron Works
James Moore, Proprietor
1600 Block of Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, Penna.
Share on Facebook

Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition, Site of the U.S. Mint, SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition, Site of the U.S. Mint, SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Spring Garden Street in Mint Condition
Site of the U.S. Mint
SW Corner Spring Garden and 17th Street
Philadelphia, Penna.
 
Share on Facebook

Wall Street, Wall Street Architecture, US Assay Office, Assay Office New York, New York City Architecture, Sub Treasury Building new york, architectural history, No. 30 Wall Street, Wall Street NYC, historic preservation, banks new york city

Evolution of the U.S. Assay Office, No. 30 Wall Street, New York, New York

Evolution of the U.S. Assay Office, No. 30 Wall Street, New York, New York
 
Share on Facebook

Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club, Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Penna

Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club

Philadelphia Formerly: One Hell Of A Night Club
Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, Penna
 
Share on Facebook

The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia: Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia: Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

The Most Flaming Addition In Philadelphia
Gambrel Roof, 276 South Philip Street, Philadelphia, Penna.
 
Share on Facebook

18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Crushed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Crushed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.

Boy Crushed In The Name Of Architecture:
18th Street Entrance To Gibbs Mansion Where Boy Was Killed By Iron Gate, Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Penna.
Heavy Iron Gate Fell And Crushed Eight-Year-Old Lad
The gate which killed little Charles McGanney is shown here resting on its side against the house [the Gibbs Mansion]. It fell off the rusted pivot on [...]

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey

A Beautiful Gambrel Roof Cottage, Belmar, New Jersey
Share on Facebook