~ House Crazy ~ http://www.house-crazy.com Sat, 01 Aug 2015 01:29:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Teeny Tiny Mansard Roof Cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/teeny-tiny-mansard-roof-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/teeny-tiny-mansard-roof-cottage/#comments Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:00:18 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25173 I saw this historic cottage on Old House Online and I think I peed my pants a little. [Did she just write that?] I...

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The Beverly Hills Witch House http://www.house-crazy.com/the-beverly-hills-witch-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-beverly-hills-witch-house/#comments Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:00:35 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25073 Why live in a Beverly Hills mansion when you can live in this wicked thing? And who, pray tell, gets to call the famed...

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A Peek Inside the Gatehouse of the New York Macy Estate http://www.house-crazy.com/a-peek-inside-the-gatehouse-of-the-new-york-macy-estate/ http://www.house-crazy.com/a-peek-inside-the-gatehouse-of-the-new-york-macy-estate/#comments Thu, 23 Jul 2015 11:00:31 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25106 A reader emailed me to say that she just listed her 1896 home which is actually the gatehouse of the Macy family estate in...

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Big changes at House Crazy! http://www.house-crazy.com/big-changes-at-house-crazy/ http://www.house-crazy.com/big-changes-at-house-crazy/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:21:46 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25336 Howdy folks! How do you like my new website design? I reluctantly had to upgrade from my old design because the theme I was...

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High Point: Al Capone’s halfway house http://www.house-crazy.com/high-point-al-capones-halfway-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/high-point-al-capones-halfway-house/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 11:00:10 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25101 If you happen to find yourself in Tennessee this summer and want to stop off for a good meal and some interesting history, check...

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Chappaquiddick cottage http://www.house-crazy.com/chappaquiddick-cottage/ http://www.house-crazy.com/chappaquiddick-cottage/#comments Fri, 03 Jul 2015 20:46:09 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25063 Here’s a sweet summertime cottage on Chappaquiddick Island near Edgartown, Massachusetts. If you haven’t fallen in love with the exterior – complete with “Rapunzel...

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The New Jersey house that is being “watched” http://www.house-crazy.com/the-new-jersey-house-that-is-being-watched/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-new-jersey-house-that-is-being-watched/#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:12:49 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=25109 Have you heard about this unfortunate house? It’s been all over the news this past week. If you aren’t in the loop, here’s a...

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The Ultimate Floating Home http://www.house-crazy.com/the-ultimate-floating-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-ultimate-floating-home/#comments Thu, 18 Jun 2015 11:00:56 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24547 What is turquoise and magenta, floats, has a dance floor and five greenhouses? Uh… this place. This is actually a house of sorts near...

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A trio of adorable cottages in Bend, Oregon http://www.house-crazy.com/a-trio-of-adorable-cottages-in-bend-oregon/ http://www.house-crazy.com/a-trio-of-adorable-cottages-in-bend-oregon/#comments Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:00:47 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24964 What’s better than an adorable vintage cottage behind a picket fence? How about three of them side-by-side! Welcome to Cottage Bend Vacations Rentals – three historic...

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Take me to church! http://www.house-crazy.com/take-me-to-church/ http://www.house-crazy.com/take-me-to-church/#comments Wed, 03 Jun 2015 11:00:29 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24994 I have been a bad girl. I haven’t posted on my blog in weeks and the last post I did was on Hitler. I...

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Berghof: Hitler’s Bavarian Home http://www.house-crazy.com/berghof-hitlers-bavarian-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/berghof-hitlers-bavarian-home/#comments Sun, 17 May 2015 11:00:22 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24079 Ever wonder where Adolf Hitler lived? He moved from place to place during his tenure as dictator of Nazi Germany, but the house where...

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The Folly-Bush House http://www.house-crazy.com/the-folly-bush-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-folly-bush-house/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 11:00:06 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24527 This place is amazing. It dates back to George Washington’s time (1770’s) and it showcases some great primitive style decor. Plus it is a dang...

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Perfectly preserved mid-century time capsule http://www.house-crazy.com/perfectly-preserved-mid-century-time-capsule/ http://www.house-crazy.com/perfectly-preserved-mid-century-time-capsule/#comments Wed, 06 May 2015 11:00:50 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24691 This Marina del Rey, California home is for all you mid-century fans. It is deceptive from the street – in fact, the house is...

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My visit to Miramont Castle http://www.house-crazy.com/my-visit-to-miramont-castle/ http://www.house-crazy.com/my-visit-to-miramont-castle/#comments Sun, 26 Apr 2015 11:00:03 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24795 About a month ago I visited one of Colorado’s architectural treasures: Miramont Castle in Manitou Springs, Colorado. This grand home was built for someone...

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The cottage homes of Giethoorn – Venice of the Netherlands http://www.house-crazy.com/the-cottage-homes-of-giethoorn-venice-of-the-netherlands/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-cottage-homes-of-giethoorn-venice-of-the-netherlands/#comments Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:00:27 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24804 There are no roads in Geithoorn. Only dreamy canals dripping with lush flora and quiet canoes gliding by… Am I daydreaming? No, I swear...

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Levittown home for sale in near original condition http://www.house-crazy.com/levittown-home-for-sale-in-near-original-condition/ http://www.house-crazy.com/levittown-home-for-sale-in-near-original-condition/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 11:00:27 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24737 You have heard of Levittown right? Levittown, New York, is now notorious in American 20th century history as the first suburban mass-produced housing development....

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Rezoned and Repurposed: antique barn to contemporary home http://www.house-crazy.com/rezoned-and-repurposed-antique-barn-to-contemporary-home/ http://www.house-crazy.com/rezoned-and-repurposed-antique-barn-to-contemporary-home/#comments Fri, 03 Apr 2015 23:23:49 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=20779 I’m crazy about old structures (like barns) that have been repurposed into living space for non-animals. Take for example this historic 18th Century barn in Garrison,...

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Richard Nixon’s Birthplace House http://www.house-crazy.com/richard-nixons-birthplace-house/ http://www.house-crazy.com/richard-nixons-birthplace-house/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:00:25 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24685 Did you know that Richard Nixon’s birthplace – now the site of his presidential library and museum – was a 1912 kit home? True...

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The Oldest House in Harlem http://www.house-crazy.com/the-oldest-house-in-harlem/ http://www.house-crazy.com/the-oldest-house-in-harlem/#comments Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:00:16 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24660 I recently spotted the above picture on my Facebook feed. The 1930’s photo of an 1864 house was posted by What Was There with...

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Did my old house FINALLY sell?? http://www.house-crazy.com/did-my-old-house-finally-sell/ http://www.house-crazy.com/did-my-old-house-finally-sell/#comments Tue, 10 Mar 2015 11:00:43 +0000 http://www.house-crazy.com/?p=24618 Could it be? Yes it sold. [cue the Hallelujah chorus] I didn’t want to say anything until the ink was dry – heck, until...

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