Category Archives: Savannah GA

King-Tisdell Cottage, 1896, Savannah

Moved in 1970 to save it from demolition, this ornate Victorian cottage was built by W. W. Aimar. It is known today as the King-Tisdell Cottage for Eugene and Sara King, and Mrs. King’s second husband, Robert Tisdell. It is now home to the Museum of Black History and is an integral part of Savannah’s most historic 19th century African-American neighborhood.

 

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Price Street Victorian Rowhouses, 1892, Savannah

These Queen Anne rowhouses have recently been restored.

Savannah Historic District, National Historic Landmark

 

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Second Empire House, 1873, Savannah

Savannah Historic District, National Historic Landmark

 

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Convent of Little Sisters of the Poor, 1899, Savannah

Built for George W. Owens in 1899, this house had perhaps its longest association as the Convent of Little Sisters of the Poor, a charitable Congregation of the Roman Catholic  Church. It has also served as a florist and is presently home to LaScala Italian Restaurant. It has been renovated several times since its construction.

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Matilda Krouskoff House, 1897, Savannah

Savannah Victorian Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Charles Seiler House, 1899, Savannah

Savannah Victorian Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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Howarth House, 1895, Savannah

This was built based on a design in the New Improvement Book, one of numerous pattern books popular in the Victorian era.

Savannah Victorian Historic District, National Register of Historic Places

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