historic_photoOlde Towne East is one of the fastest up-and-coming real estate hot spots in all of Columbus.  Many people have found the fun in restoring these old homes to their past glory days, and are buying them up quickly. Similar to the houses in places like German and Italian Villages, these homes have larger yards and overall great size, but are more affordable, making them awesome renovation projects.  The great variance in styles of architecture that is available for purchase in the neighborhood makes this the premier place in Columbus to find the home for anyone with any taste or desire when it comes to their home.

Olde Towne East saw many of Columbus’s finest homes built within the area and much of that architectural legacy still exists today. There are more than a thousand uniquely styled homes in the Olde Towne East area, some built as early as 1830, representing over 50 unique architectural styles. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Olde Towne East represented some of the most popular American building styles spanning 100 years, which included: Federal, Italianate, Victorian, Queen Anne, Gothic Revival, Tudor. Colonial Revival. American Foursquare and American Craftsman. All of these classic styles have been well presented in the area by local architects and craftsmen. Characteristics of the homes of Olde Towne East often include art glass windows, hand carved woodwork, parquetry, stone details, ornate tile work, natural slate and tile roofs, artful wrought iron fencing, and elaborate brick and stone exteriors all created with the abundant resources that were available in the local area 100 years ago. – oldetowneeast.org

With all the available different types of architecture and designs, making sure to keep the roofing product choices in line with the homes in Olde Towne East is a very important decision.  Updates done previously in the area have brought in some of the more standard roofing products, but a rejuvenation in the area and guidelines through the historical department are bringing back some of the top level designer products.  While designer products may sound expensive, there are many roofing choices that stay in line with the historical accuracies of Olde Towne East while maintaining an affordable price point.

Roofing Olde Towne East is a constant challenge of keeping up with the new renovation trends while preserving the historical nature of the area.  Choosing the right roofing type, style and color are huge decisions when it comes reviving an area that was once flourishing and now becoming reborn.  Great Roofing and Restoration has great experience with picking not only the right roofing in Olde Towne East, but as a general contractor we can help with all the trades of full home renovations.


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