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The Charlestown Greek Revival Rowhouse

The Charlestown 2014 House 2014

For the 35th anniversary season of This Old House TV, the show's crew, led by general contractor Tom Silva, will restore an 1850 Greek Revival row house in Boston's historic Charlestown

Arlington, 1872 Italianate this old house tv project

The Arlington Italianate House 2013

For the 2013-2014 season of This Old House TV, the crew, led by general contractor Tom Silva, will renovate an 1872 Italianate in the historic Boston suburb of Arlington

jersey shore recovery project houses

Jersey Shore Rebuilds 2013

This Old House TV heads to the coast of New Jersey to follow the post-Superstorm Sandy rebuilding efforts in three communities

the essex project

The Essex House 2013

An unassuming cottage will get new life as a house that's designed for aging in place

the cambridge house

The Cambridge 2012 House 2012

This Old House TV heads to a historic New England neighborhood to give a bland Queen Anne some Scandinavian style

The Barrington, Rhode Island Beach House

The Barrington Beach House 2012

TOH TV heads to Rhode Island to restore a forlorn beach house with oceanfront views

bedford house before this old house remodel

The Bedford House 2011

TOH TV takes on the renovation of one of its oldest houses to date, a 1720 Georgian home listed on the National Register of Historic Places

los angeles house project

Los Angeles House 2011

Norm and the entire This Old House TV crew are heading to Hollywood! Well, not exactly. But in 2011, the show will go to that fabled land of superstars and studio tours, stopping at its quieter and decidedly hipper cousin to the east, Silver Lake, home to the next project house.

auburndale house project

The Auburndale House 2010

This ho-hum house along the Charles River will become a curb-appeal Cinderella— transformed into an architectural thing of beauty by the TOH crew

roxbury house project

The Roxbury House 2010

For its 30th anniversary, TOH works with a nonprofit to renovate a foreclosed Second Empire for two deserving families

newton centre house project before

The Newton Centre House 2009

The renovation of a 1915 Dutch Colonial Revival in Newton Centre, a suburban community a few miles west of Boston, will kick off This Old House TV's 30th Anniversary season this fall.

brooklyn house project

The New York City House 2009

This Old House TV heads to the land of egg creams, stickball, and brownstones for a rowhouse remodel

architectural rendering of weston house project

The Weston House 2008

This Old House does new construction with a twist, helping build a prefab timber-frame house for a family of four.

New Orleans Rebuilds 2007

New Orleans Rebuilds 2008

Post-Katrina, This Old House follows stories of rebuilding and recovery in New Orleans, while helping one fourth-generation resident of the Lower Ninth Ward return home by renovating her flood-damaged shotgun single.

newton shingle style

Newton Shingle-Style House 2007

A family lets go of a house they've liked living in for a decade to renovate one they hope they'll love for an even longer time

austin

The Austin House 2007

The renovation of a 1926 Craftsman Bungalow follows an eco-friendly path while adding space for a newly married couple with kids.

boston

The East Boston House 2006

A worn out 1916 two-family house gets upgraded for two descendants of the original owners

washington d.c.

The Washington, D.C. House 2006

This tough old building has survived everything, including crack-addicted squatters. Now it's returning to habitability as a 3-bed, 2-bath beauty.

cambridge

The Cambridge House 2005

The latest TOH project is unlike any other we've tackled in 25 seasons. Built in 1950, this Modern house is tired, leaking, and historic. So, what's worth saving?

carlisle

The Carlisle House 2004

To celebrate our 25th anniversary, This Old House purchased an 1849 Greek Revival farmhouse in a pastoral suburb of Boston. We'll give it the update it desperately needs, then hand it off to new owners to take into the twenty-first century.

bermuda

The Bermuda House 2004

Pink sand beaches, tourists on mopeds, and men in shorts — that's the background for the latest This Old House project, as we take on the unique construction and renovation techniques that come with life on a remote island.

concorde cottage

The Concord Cottage 2003

This Old House takes on adaptive reuse, as we convert a century-old barn, complete with horse stall, into a two-story jewel box of a home. It will be perfect for the in-laws today, and who knows who else in the future?

lake forest

The Lake Forest Dream Kitchen 2003

When this brick Tudor was built in 1928, nobody was anticipating the needs of twenty-first-century triplets. This Old House will give the family a better layout, improved flow, and the elbow room they need.

bermuda

The Winchester House 2002

Healthy but tired, the 1920's Colonial Revival in Winchester got an improved kitchen and master suite, an updated heating plant, and a cosmetic freshening inside and out.

manchester

The Manchester House 2001

On New England's north shore, This Old House gives grand rebirth to a once-stately, uniquely American Shingle-style house by the sea.

west palm beach

The West Palm Beach House 2001

Homeowner Rob Thompson and the This Old House team transformed this Mediterranean Revival-style house into a delightful tropical compound.

charlestown

The Charlestown House 2000

This Old House heads back to the city for the renovation of an 1865 Second Empire-style brick townhouse in Boston's historic Charlestown neighborhood.

santa barbara

The Santa Barbara House 2000

The guys headed west for the winter to raise the roof on Jan Winford's 1907 Craftsman-style bungalow in sunny Santa Barbara.

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