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January 23, 2015


Of the many before and after posts I've featured on fleaChic, none are
as special as dilapidated or abandoned houses that have been restored.

I hope you enjoy today's inspiring projects.


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Sadly, the majority of dilapidated old treasures are never restored
to their former glory.  Here are two photographs of the same street
in Detroit; the top one was taken in the 1920s and the bottom one
was taken last year:
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10 comments:

  1. There is nothing nicer than to see a house brought back to its former glory, such a tragic loss when buildings are left to rot.

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  2. Wow! Those are amazing transformations.

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  3. Shocking, a lot of them!
    Gives me hope.

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  4. The x was an arch/developer so I understand a lot of what is going on here.
    Good bones and desire mean so much.
    One of my favorites was the after golden/orange small home with the dramatic pillars.
    Outstanding.
    Have a lovely weekend.

    cheers, parsnip

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  5. Oh so many wonderful changes - nothing makes my heart sing louder than seeing an old house saved, rather than be torn down. Thanks so much for sharing.

    big hug
    elizabeth

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  6. It is almost unbelievable what beautiful homes were to come from the "ugly ducklings". I saw more than a couple that I wouldn't mind touring.

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  7. Such amazing transformations. Even the simplest are charming!

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  10. Amazing what a little love, money and hard work can do to restore some great places with amazing bones.

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