Bonham TX George Barber designed house Said to date from the 1880s so that would likely make this house the oldest George Barber designed house still standing in Northeast Texas. Barber had only been selling house plans to a national clientele after 1887 but this homes original owner must have been an early fan of Barbers designs. I think by the time this house was built, Barber may have already moved his house plans firm from DeKalb, IL to Knoxville, TN where during the next decade and a ha
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In nearly a year, two vintage George Barber houses were gutted, rebuilt and transformed from condemned, trash-littered buildings to single-family homes. Knoxville TN Nonprofit preservation agency Knox Heritage restored the two neighboring residences, on Washington Avenue in Knoxvilles Parkridge community, in an 11-month process that at times was exciting, frustrating, imaginative and challenging.