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Old 12-07-2010, 09:54 AM
 
Location: New Hampshire
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The architecture in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston dates almost entirely from the Victorian era.

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Old 12-07-2010, 10:05 AM
 
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The Fan District in Richmond, VA is considered the largest Victorian community in the United States.

http://fandistrict.org/

http://fanofthefan.com/

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Old 12-07-2010, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Columbus, Ohio has an amazing array of victorian architecture in a district that is appropriately
designated as "Victorian Village", an area of young urban professionals, grand parks and beautiful
homes.


Victorian Village - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Victorian Village in Columbus

The neighborhood abuts the Short North retail/ arts district strip.

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And sits surrounding one of the first urban parks in the U.S.
Victorian era "Goodale Park"

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It was constructed by Peter Sells, of the Sells Brothers Circus
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Old 12-07-2010, 10:53 AM
 
Location: Cincinnati
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we have an embarrassment of victorian riches here in Cincinnati. our oldest architecture predates the victorian era, but the early suburbs have loads of stunning victorians. the next ring out has craftsman / colonial revival.

anyhow, here is a sample

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Old 12-07-2010, 11:11 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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As a quick note. I know the thread is about Victorian homes, but this firehouse also is "home" to the guys while on duty. Manistee, MI has the oldest continually manned fire station in the state. Manned 24/7 since July of 1889 when they moved into their new building, it is still their only building. Victorian style fire house in Manistee, MI.
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Old 12-07-2010, 11:40 AM
 
Location: The City
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Cool pics throughout - great to see all this great architecture all over the country
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Old 12-07-2010, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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The crew houses along Boat House Row in Philadelphia are considered to be Victorian. They are on the National Register of Historic Places.


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The lights change colors throughout the year
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Below is the Parkside neighborhood in West Philly, comprised mostly of Victorian Rowhomes:
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Old 12-07-2010, 04:57 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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I believe Houston has a good many of victorian homes as well especially in the Heights area.
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:26 PM
 
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Many towns in upstate NY and northern PA had wealth in the Victorian era and not as much since. It still isn't easy to find web links to some of these areas because they're still not well off.

One example is the streets around the downtown of Cortland, NY The 1890 House Museum .

Another is the west side of Elmira, see Romantic Holiday Victorian Homes & Guided Tours. PRIVATE tour $12.00 per person. Victorian Experience, Elmira, NY Historic HomeTours. | Tour Bus info, Step on Guide, Victorian Home Tours, information, restorations, & MORE, Chemung County, in Historic

A smaller example, a bit of a surprise in a very small town is http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple_S...ison,_New_York) - driving through Addison on NY 417 you have no idea what's one block away.

Similarly, towns in the oil boom region of northwest PA still have a good bit of Victorian architecture. Victorian Region of Northern Pennsylvania
I agree about Upstate NY, as you can find such homes in communities big and small in that part of the state. Pretty much any old money neighborhood in the cities will have Victorians to some degree.
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