Home ranch style updating
The painted chimney really brings out the new roof too.
See how we matched the window frame colors with the front porch post to tie it all in?
I’ve got a fun project I’m helping with and want to share it with y’all today! One of my friends from my church and fellow choir member, Andrea, has lived in this 1950’s brick ranch house off the Marietta square for 14 years.
She bought it from her mother and has never made it her own.
Baltimore Row House Baltimore Row Houses have attached adjoining walls between units, and entrances facing the street.They became a popular way to meet the housing needs of immigrants who came to work in the city’s ports and industries in the early 20th century and before, said Kathleen Lane, executive director of the Baltimore chapter of the American Institute of Architects.“The row house defines many of Baltimore’s diverse neighborhoods and helps give ‘Charm City’ its charm—contributing a sense of community and to pedestrian-oriented streetscapes,” Lane said.The biggest complaint about America’s most popular home style is that it’s boring.Ranch homes in their most basic single story form are about as straightforward as you can get: four walls and a roof with no bells or whistles.
This common, one-story house with a low profile has a distinguished American pedigree. As the ranch again attracts attention, learn about its best features and how older, dated examples can become strikingly modern.