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Old 12-14-2012, 01:21 PM
 
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Those Victorian homes are so beautiful. Especially the
ones shown from the east coast.


The ones from the Seattle Washington area are
amazing as well.
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:56 PM
 
Location: south central
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West Adams in Los Angeles is pretty famous for its Victorian homes.

Victorian & Craftsman Homes

Untold LA By Jett Loe: Kickstarter Project Calls Attention To West Adams District (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
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Old 12-21-2012, 10:24 AM
 
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The Frankford section of Philadelphia there a few Victorian mansions there.
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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Do you think Bungalows will ever get the same kind of appreciation?
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:11 AM
 
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I realize that this post is quite old...But for the "Obvious" locations with a large number of Victorian architecture, You neglected to mention one of the most important. The Old Louisville Neighborhood in Louisville Kentucky has the 3rd largest Historic district in the country and the NUMBER 1 Largest collection of Victorian style architecture houses in the nation within that district. Old Louisville is a beautiful place that many travel great distances to see. Also, accompanying that amazing architecture, Old Louisville has the largest collection of residential houses with stained glass windows of any other place in the entire country. Help my input is useful to someone. If you Love Victorian style architecture, then no other city in the country compares to Louisville Kentucky.
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:16 AM
 
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To Thomas R. of 2010,

I find it amusing that you stated:

"Looking it up Louisville, Kentucky apparently has something called "Old Louisville" that reportedly preserved much Victorian architecture."

Louisville Kentucky "apparently" has the largest collection of Victorian houses in the entire country. When it comes to this old romantic style of architecture... Louisville takes the cake over every city in the country in sheer quantity, and when you see the detail of these homes, you will also agree quality.

Experience Louisville!
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:25 AM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Victoria, Texas, has a substantial area of Victorian houses still in good repair in the historic district. Although Victoria was named after the President of Mexico, not the Queen of England.
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Old 06-29-2014, 10:28 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Drewcifer did a phototour of the Cathedral Hill neighborhood in Saint Paul, MN, which has one of the most well-preserved Victorian home districts in the United States.

Cathedral Hill, St Paul
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Old 10-11-2014, 01:25 AM
 
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New Haven and Hartford, Connecticut have a lot of Victorian houses! Sherman Ave and Orange St in New Haven are lined with huge, grandiose Victorians. Of course the most beautiful ones are owned by businesses. The John C. Anderson house is my favorite. [url]http://historicbuildingsct.com/?p=2265[/url]
Also Mark Twain had a Victorian house in Hartford, which is now a museum

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Old 10-11-2014, 09:36 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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This has been done before, and the debate pretty much ended with this piece from Wikipedia:

Victorian architecture - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


But particularly:

Quote:
The extent to which any one is the "largest surviving example" is debated, with numerous qualifications. The Distillery District in Toronto, Ontario contains the largest and best preserved collection of Victorian-era industrial architecture in North America.[citation needed] Cabbagetown is the largest and most continuous Victorian residential area in North America.[citation needed] Other Toronto Victorian neighbourhoods include The Annex, Parkdale, and Rosedale. In the USA, the South End of Boston is recognized by the National Register of Historic Places as the oldest and largest Victorian neighborhood in the country.[1][2] Old Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky also claims to be the nation's largest Victorian neighborhood.[3][4] Richmond, Virginia is home to several large Victorian neighborhoods, the most prominent being The Fan. The Fan district is best known locally as Richmond's largest and most 'European' of Richmond's neighborhoods and nationally as the largest contiguous Victorian neighborhood in the United States.[5] The Old West End neighborhood of Toledo, Ohio is recognized as the largest collection of late Victorian and Edwardian homes in the United States, east of the Mississippi.[6] Summit Avenue in Saint Paul, Minnesota has the longest line of Victorian homes in the country.
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