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Stories with subject: Historic homes
  • Murfreesboro hospice patient meets basketball player 
    Updated: May-29-16 11:37 am

    MURFREESBORO, Tennessee - Back in the 1990s, avid sports fan Harvey Branch worked across the street from Shelbyville Central High School, home to the nationally famous Golden Eaglettes. He began closely following the winning girls' basketball team, which had garnered many wins and a national title, explained Branch's daughter Jennifer Frank.

  • Resident can't keep replacement window, council says 
    Updated: May-24-16 8:00 am

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Des Moines City Council says a resident can't keep the vinyl window that looked just like the broken one he'd replaced in his River Bend historic district home.

  • Boarding house added to Register of Historic Places 
    Updated: May-16-16 5:49 am

    LAS VEGAS - A boarding house that welcomed black customers when they were barred from staying at Las Vegas hotels during the segregation era has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.

  • Tupelo buys lots to encourage new housing in historic area 
    Updated: May-05-16 10:22 am

    TUPELO, Mississippi - Tupelo's city government will spend nearly $70,000 to buy five lots, hoping to spark new life in its historic Mill Village neighborhood.

  • Historical marker planned for Applewood Estate in Flint 
    Updated: May-04-16 8:34 pm

    FLINT, Michigan - A ceremony is planned to dedicate a historical marker at Applewood Estate in Flint, the family home of automotive pioneer Charles Stewart Mott.

  • Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down low 
    Updated: May-04-16 9:47 am

    PHILADELPHIA - With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost make you forget about cheesesteaks, Rocky and that whole American Revolution thing.