Unique, tight-knit neighborhoods are precisely what we looked for in selecting the winners of our second annual Best Old House Neighborhoods contest—places that might not be on your radar but deserve to be. Like last year, we relied on our good friends at PreservationDirectory.com
to help us contact thousands of neighborhood groups, real estate agents, and preservation societies to get their takes on the best places to track down, fix up, and fall head of heels for older homes.
For dog lovers, we looked for either off-leash dog parks, or regular parks, walkable streets, or lots of retail and services geared toward dogs. These eight places offer good living for you, as well as for Rover