The Former River Forest Women’s Club Now A Fabulous Private Home

Another fantastic re-imagining of an old public building! This Prairie-style masterpiece was built in 1913 as the River Forest Women's Club in River Forest, Illinois. Today, it has been carefully transformed into a stunning single-family home. It was actually designed by Frank Lloyd Wright's chief draftsman, William Drummond, who was also the husband of one... Continue Reading →

Live/Work Dream Space: An 1886 Jewel On Main Street Maine

Have a look at this enchanting old commercial building that is currently up for sale on the Main Street of Vinalhaven, a beautiful island in Maine's Penobscot Bay. Originally built in 1886 as a Knights of Pythias Hall, this 3-story Victorian has had many uses over the decades. Situated on a prominent spot on Main... Continue Reading →

1950’s Bank Building Converted To Industrial, Highly-Secure Home

House Crazy Sarah has featured historic bank buildings converted to homes┬ábefore, but this one is a little different. In a distinct departure from the quaint architecture of those ornate 1800's classically-inspired bank buildings, this one is a mid-century 10,000 square foot run-of-the-mill office that some creative soul decided to give a contemporary/industrial makeover. The result... Continue Reading →

Historic Bakery Building For Sale in Saint Louis, Missouri

Look at this sweet building currently for sale in Saint Louis! The historic storefront and adjoining apartment date back to 1873. The old Carondelet Bakery on Virginia street is a quaint neighborhood business with a 4 bedroom, 4 bath living space above. The total building area is 5,369 square feet on a 7,231 square foot... Continue Reading →

Former Texas Country Store Converted To A Beautiful Home

House Crazy Sarah is crazy about old country stores converted to living spaces. This building has been transformed from an old country store into the most gorgeous home. Located in historic Burton, Texas, it is currently for sale for $350,000. That may seem like a steep price for a former rural hitching post, but have... Continue Reading →

Old Country Store Converted To Family Home

Look at this sweet little piece of Americana! Located in Bernhard's Bay in upstate New York near Syracuse, this authentic 1840's Country Store is currently for sale for $195,000. It is zoned commercial and/or residential so you could live in an unusual home and run your own business there! As far as old country stores... Continue Reading →

Converted Huron Railway Substation In Los Angeles

Look at this unique find in the north-east area of Los Angeles. Listed as a "Historic Cultural Monument" by the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission, the Los Angeles Railway Huron Substation was built in 1906-08 and is the second oldest surviving substation in the city. The building formerly housed equipment to convert high-voltage electricity to... Continue Reading →

Historic Hotel Converted To Home In Jefferson Texas

House Crazy Sarah is crazy about old commercial buildings converted into homes. This unique building is located in historic town of Jefferson, Texas. And it is currently for sale for $335,000! The brick two story structure is merely a surviving portion of a 1869 four story hotel built in Jefferson's heyday when it was a... Continue Reading →

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