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Huntsville Historic Homes

The Huntsville Alabama historic district consists of 3 registered historic districts; Five Points, Old Town, and Twickenham. The following collection of articles provides many details and insights into buying and selling real estate within our Historic areas.

Twickenham, Old Town, Five Points

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Huntsville Historic District The Historic District in Huntsville has 3 defining areas, Twickenham, Old Town, and Five Points and each area has a distinct street sign so you always know where you are. If you live in Huntsville and have not taken the time to visit our own piece of history, don’t wait any longer. If you are visiting our fine city, I would […]

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Huntsville Al Historic Homes

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There has to be a Main Street in every town in the country, when years ago there was a post office and a hardware store and of course in county seats a court house on the square. There also use to be grocery stores, barber shops,  and the world famous Woolworth general store as well. In modern times however these […]

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Huntsville Alabama’s – Blossomwood Neighborhood

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Heehaw, …I truly do get so excited when I have the opportunity to write about a neighborhood that I truly deep down love and Huntsville’s Blossomwood Neighborhood is just such a neighborhood. If you are anything like me, you simply love established neighborhoods, near the Historic District, with large tree growth, gently sloped, but steep […]

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Main Street USA in Madison Alabama

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There must be a Main Street in every city in the USA, or at least it seems like it. Years ago, small town Main Street featured the post office, city hall, hardware store, grocery store, movie theater and the barber shop just to name a few of the businesses that were the hub of the […]

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Huntsville’s Monte Sano Mountain – A Gem of Nature

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Huntsville is by far one of the prettiest cities in North Alabama. We are nestled down in the Tennessee Valley with the beautiful Monte Sano Mountains that surround almost 3/4 of the city. In fact in the very middle of the city close to downtown lies, Monte Sano State Park a 2,140 acre mountaintop. There [...]
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Huntsville’s Walkable Neighborhoods

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Many of you in all probability have found Walkscore on the web, a niche site where you are able to enter street addresses and it will rate a neighborhood’s walkability to businesses, parks, and schools. And remember just because your favorite neighborhood has sidewalks doesn’t mean it will be a highly rated walkable neighborhood. Huntsville […]

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The Huntsville Historic District – Is it Really Haunted?

by Elizabeth Cooper-Golden Huntsville Community Stuff

I ran across an interesting tidbit of information this week while cruising the Internet. I never knew that much of Huntsville’s Historic District is said to be haunted by several ghosts. Yep I said ghosts. …I know …I know …but bare with me for a moment because this is actually an interesting family outing you […]

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Huntsville’s Neo-Traditional Neighborhoods

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Mixing Traditional Values with Contemporary Living OK for sure, Neo-Traditional is a a big word and if you’re not on top of current urban development vernacular, as I was not until researching this article idea, a little definition text is certainly called for: Neo-Traditional Architecture – An urban and land planning principle that combines Traditional […]

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Harrison Brothers Hardware In Huntsville’s Historic District

by Elizabeth Cooper-Golden Huntsville Community Stuff

Harrison Brothers Hardware in Huntsville Alabama is a true must see destination!  I made a photo and interview visit last week while showing homes in the area and was in awe. Harrison Brothers is Huntsville Alabama’s oldest operating store, founded in 1879 by brothers James and Daniel Harrison.  Following the death of the last Harrison (Daniels […]

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Huntsville’s Historic Five Points Area

by Elizabeth Cooper-Golden Huntsville Historic Homes

One of Huntsville Alabama’s coolest neighborhoods is the Five Points area just to the north and east of downtown. This is the home of the Historic District including the MLS Subdivisions of East Huntsville, Old Town, and Twickenham. There won’t be a doubt in your mind, when you are in the Five Points area, it […]

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Huntsville AL Neighborhood – Twickenham

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Twickenham Historical District This is a story of a love affair that began one day while I was trying in vain to find a bank in downtown Huntsville. I took a wrong turn, but to my surprize, my frustration soon turned into a true love affair. As I drove deeper into Huntsville’s Historic district, my […]

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