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A Good Thing Lasts a Long Time

A Good Thing Lasts a Long Time

Why pay rent when a beautiful home is within your reach? Is your object to enrich your landlord or to provide a cosy corner for yourself and family? Please remember that we are offering lots for almost nothing as compared to City lots, and on terms which will enable you to pay for them with […]

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A “Four Sisters’ House” on Renovators’ Tour

A “Four Sisters’ House” on Renovators’ Tour

If you work downtown and travel Perry Street on a daily basis, you probably have never even noticed the neat pieces of Montgomery’s rich architectural history located on the west side of that street. Four two story Victorian style houses stand together facing busy one way South Perry Street. These four houses, known as the […]

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Celebrating Historic Preservation in Midtown Neighborhoods

Celebrating Historic Preservation in Midtown Neighborhoods

For the past year, I have watched my neighbors working tirelessly every weekend, holiday, evening and spare moment on a house project on our street. We had all nervously watched a rental property on our block that had been empty for at least year and was getting more and more derelict. In true neighborhood historic […]

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Spring Tour of Homes Celebrates World War I in Montgomery

Spring Tour of Homes Celebrates World War I in Montgomery

By on 19 February, 2018 in Carole King, Historic Midtown with 1 Comment

For the last several years, Landmarks Foundation of Montgomery/Old Alabama Town has offered the public tours of Montgomery homes—cottages and bungalows, Downtown lofts and townhouses, Frank Lockwood-designed homes, and Mid-century Modern homes. On Sunday afternoon, March 11th, 1:00 until 5:00 four homes will be open for touring to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the entry […]

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Happy, Jolly Time of Lights in Capitol Heights

Happy, Jolly Time of Lights in Capitol Heights

By on 15 December, 2017 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look at lot like Christmas, at least in Capitol Heights! For decades the folks of Capitol Heights have chosen to celebrate this joyous season of the year as a community. When I first moved there in 1983, we decided to implement the Yuletide Decorating Contest. The entry rules were simple: just have […]

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What Happened to Manners?

What Happened to Manners?

By on 10 November, 2017 in Carole King with 0 Comments

With the holiday season approaching I’m sure we’ll all be out and about rushing with things to get done — for work and home, for ourselves and for others. But I’ve been noticing more and more the lack of what I just call plain ‘ole manners in establishments where I’m spending my hard-earned money. So […]

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History and Trick-or-Treating are Alive at Old Alabama Town!

History and Trick-or-Treating are Alive at Old Alabama Town!

By on 13 October, 2017 in Carole King, Holidays with 0 Comments

Seriously, what happened to good ol’ door-to-door neighborhood trick-or-treating? Make plans to attend HullaBOO Fest at Old Alabama Town and participate in this time-honored tradition on Tuesday afternoon, October 24 from 4:30 until 7. Partnering with Metro PCS, the event will feature children’s games and craft activities, a costume contest and trick-or-treating throughout the Old […]

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Special Event Highlights Mansion Efforts

Special Event Highlights Mansion Efforts

By on 15 September, 2017 in Carole King with 0 Comments

Stewart McLaurin, president of the White House Historical Association, will be the guest speaker at a special luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Alabama Governors’ Mansion on Thursday, September 28, 2017, in the Joseph M. Farley Auditorium of the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Doors open at 11 a.m. and, with limited seating, overflow […]

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Kress on Dexter—Dexter Avenue’s Newest Restoration

Kress on Dexter—Dexter Avenue’s Newest Restoration

By on 11 August, 2017 in Carole King, Historic Midtown with 4 Comments

If you’ve missed our first two Renovators’ Happy Hour, don’t despair! You’ll have another opportunity to see the newest, most innovative happening in Montgomery’s historic preservation movement hosted by Landmarks Foundation and the Historic Neighborhoods Coalition. Kress on Dexter will be open on Thursday, August 31, from 5:30 until 7:00 for our viewing and enjoyment […]

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Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

By on 24 July, 2017 in Carole King, Fun, Pets with 0 Comments

On Tuesday evening, August 1  at 6:30 the Garden District is going to the dogs with Pups on Parade. POP is an annual event initiated eight years ago by then-president of the neighborhood association John Hagan. John had lived in the Jamaica Plains neighborhood of Boston and had experienced this very successful fun event there. […]

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