Years of neglect, a house fire, and a tree fallen through the chimney left this elegant 1902 Pennsylvania Victorian, which was featured on This Old House, in dire shape. Many would knock it down instead of facing the difficult task of restoration, but the owners decided to hire a local contractor who knew the house's history, as well as landscapers and a mason, to get it back in shape. To see it restored to its former glory, read more.
A pretty drastic change, huh? It looks completely new to me, but still maintains its wonderful original Victorian details such as that big round front porch. Have you made any restorations to your home?