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ThisOldHouse.com Lists the 61 Best Old-House Neighborhoods

Wednesday Mar 7, 2012
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New York, NY - The editors of This Old House have tracked down 61 great neighborhoods that have promising futures, strong communities, and homes that truly deserve a long-term commitment. The 2012 Best Old-House Neighborhoods appear online at www.thisoldhouse.com/best-places .

This Old House scoured the UnitedStates and Canada to find unique, tight-knit neighborhoods for their fifth annual search for the Best Old-House Neighborhoods. These places might not be on your radar, but deserve to be, according to the magazine’s editors.

The Best Old-House Neighborhood in Massachusetts is Jamaica Plain in Boston. It is named one of the best places in the Northeast.

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ThisOldHouse.com features 61 great spots, 51 in the United States and 10 in Canada, that fit the criteria of old-house neighborhoods - architectural diversity, craftsmanship of the homes, and the preservation momentum.

ThisOldHouse.com features 61 great spots, 51 in the United States and 10 in Canada, that fit the criteria of old-house neighborhoods - architectural diversity, craftsmanship of the homes, and the preservation momentum in thearea as well as neighborhood amenities including walkability, safety and community.

With the help of PreservationDirectory.com, neighborhood groups, real estate agents, and preservation societies, This Old House compiled their list of the best places to fall in love with one-of-a-kind period houses and bargains in need of a DIY remodel. The winning neighborhoods are also divided into categories such as Best Bargains, Best for Retirees, Best College Towns, and more.

This Old House Ventures Inc. is America’s premier home enthusiast brand, netting 50 million multi-media impressions each month through its award-winning television, print, and web properties. The leading consumer publication for home how-to and inspiration, the award-winning This Old House magazine currently has a circulation of 950,000 and reaches an audience of almost six million.

This Old House is available on tablets and ispublished by the Time Inc. Lifestyle Group, a division of Time Inc., the largest magazine media company in the U.S.

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