5 Homes Built in the Early 20th Century – Sotheby´s International Realty

The early 20th century was a period of transition, as new materials and construction techniques were used to recapture architectural styles of the past. In storied locations from Richmond, Virginia, to Paris, France, tour five historic homes built circa 1900-1920.

Richmond, Virginia

Coleen Butler Rodriguez | The Steele Group Sotheby’s International Realty

In 1905, architect Claude Howell used diamond-paned bay windows and a unique layout to bring light into every room of this Classical Revival-style home on a rare double lot on Richmond’s premier avenue.

Le Vesinet, France

Jean-Charles Engel | Paris Ouest Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in the style of the Grand Trianon in 1900 by shipowner Arthur Schweitzer, Palais Rose was the home of poet Robert de Montesquiou from 1908 until 1921, and hosted General Charles de Gaulle in 1940.

Glenview, Kentucky

 Claire Alagia | Lenihan Sotheby’s International Realty

Constructed in 1906 with original designs by noted architect Joseph E. Chandler, Boxhill estate is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is available for the first time in 40 years.

Woodend, Australia

Sean Parker, Carolyn Ryan | Macedon Ranges Sotheby’s International Realty

Maloa House was built as a doctor’s residence in 1906 in the English Tudor and Federation style, and is a well-known landmark at the entrance of the beautiful Woodend township.

Princeton, New Jersey

Maura Mills | Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty

Built in 1915, this gracious estate located in Princeton’s historic Western Section has been carefully updated to highlight both new and original details.

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