A Light Shines Within The Abandoned Bungalows of Rocky Mount

Tuesday afternoon, wanting to finish David Habersham's book, The Powers That Be, I turned on my Kindle and snuggled back in bed. Between falling asleep and reading, it grew dark outside and there were no lights turned on in the 'cottage for two' either. From the interior of the house, a small light came from … Continue reading A Light Shines Within The Abandoned Bungalows of Rocky Mount

The Bungalow Revival on Howell Street Continues- Rocky Mount, NC

It all started with Justin Floyd and his wife when they restored this beautiful bungalow. (A full blog devoted to them coming soon.) I think of this home as a preservation 'poster child' in Rocky Mount when it comes to this prevalent architecture. The Duchess of Howell Street has followed Justin and it is one … Continue reading The Bungalow Revival on Howell Street Continues- Rocky Mount, NC

Free Membership: Bungalow Society of Rocky Mount, NC

INVITATION The Bungalows of Rocky Mount, NC are scattered throughout the neighborhoods. Some are neglected and boarded up. Thankfully, many are now being saved by people who recognize their great value to Rocky Mount's housing availability. For fun, I decided we needed a Bungalow Society with a goal of bringing awareness to these gems. No … Continue reading Free Membership: Bungalow Society of Rocky Mount, NC

News -A New Bungalow Society Rocky Mount NC

As of this moment we now have a Bungalow Society with a membership of one...Stepheny Houghtlin. By leaving a comment below, join the Society. No dues, but you must see their potential and the significance of saving them. If you live in a bungalow, fantastic. The Society needs you. The mission is to bring awareness … Continue reading News -A New Bungalow Society Rocky Mount NC

The Bungalows of Rocky Mount – Part Two – Dedicated To Your Memories

Elizabeth Anderson Ellison left this comment on 'Way Back When' in response to Part One on the Bungalows of Rocky Mount. My grandmama lived in one (a bungalow) on Sunset and I just thought it was the best...the doorknobs were beautiful! I swore they were made of crystals! ❤️❤️ My grandparents were Willard Lee Parrish … Continue reading The Bungalows of Rocky Mount – Part Two – Dedicated To Your Memories

The Bungalows Of Rocky Mount – Another Architectural Asset That Needs Protection – Part One

 “The house gulped in a big breath of fresh air, like some frantic drowning thing breaking the water's surface and gasping for life. It had sat unopened for so long, suffocating in the silence, it's memories blanketed by a thick layer of dust.” ― Rachel Autumn Deering, Husk   Chicago is known the world over … Continue reading The Bungalows Of Rocky Mount – Another Architectural Asset That Needs Protection – Part One