1920’s Art Deco

BY GERARD SPLENDORE – INMAN American housing styles have changed, and continue to change, throughout the country and as homeowners’ tastes and lifestyles have evolved. As the country has undergone industrial and economic changes, both good and not so good, housing styles have adapted out of necessity.   In this new series, I will walk you through […]

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The Kensington Story

By Michael Good | House Calls San Diego premier Spanish Colonial neighborhood is ready for its close-up in a new picture book For such a quiet, respectable community, Kensington has had its fair share of mystery and intrigue over the years. Neighborhood lore has it that someone on Marlborough Drive forgot to mow his lawn back […]

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SOHO: THIRD SUNDAY TOURS

Join our SOHO expert docents every third Sunday of the month as they tell you stories of the Marston House and its environs and of one of San Diego’s greatest architects, Irving J. Gill. With four great tour choices we understand if you can’t pick just one. Bring your camera and friends.  The health and safety […]

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Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and patriotic programs throughout San Diego County

By: Linda McIntosh, SAN DIEGO UNION TRIBUNE As Veterans Day approaches, communities are gathering throughout the San Diego area to honor those who served the country in the armed forces. Here’s a lineup of some events, including parades and patriotic ceremonies, some of which will be livestreamed. ALPINEVeterans Day celebration: A Veterans Day Ceremony is at […]

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The Greenest of Conservation Solutions

HISTORIC PRESERVATION By Alana Coons, SOHO San Diego pre•ser•va•tion – The activity of protecting something from loss or danger, an occurrence of improvement by virtue of preventing loss or injury or other change  con•ser•va•tion – Preservation or restoration from loss, damage, or neglect  sus•tain – To keep in existence; maintain  The words preservation and conservation […]

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4 Surprising Things Real Estate Photographers Have Seen in Homes for Sale

Article From: Apartment Therapy We all have that house we’ll never forget. Real estate photographers tour countless houses, capturing a home in its best light to produce invaluable images that will make or break a home’s sale. I spoke with real estate photographers from across the country about some of their most memorable photoshoots, and their […]

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How They Work for Your Community What is a Historic District? “A historic district means a significant concentration, linkage or continuity of sites, buildings, structures that are united historically, geographically or aesthetically by plan or physical development and that have a special character, historical interest, cultural or aesthetic value, or that represent one or more architectural […]

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Why a Pandemic, a Recession, and Protests Aren’t Keeping The Housing Market From Roaring Back

The housing market is back—and then some. Despite the crippling and ongoing coronavirus pandemic, millions out of work, a recession, a national reckoning over systematic racism, and a highly contentious presidential election just around the corner, the residential real estate market is staging an astonishing rebound. Median home prices shot up 6.2% year over year […]

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