6 historic houses in terraced houses

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Located in the heart of the city’s Gold Coast, this six-bedroom gray brick is surrounded by upscale shopping, dining and historic Chicago architecture. The renovated 1878 home features 10-foot ceilings, rich millwork, French doors, four carved fireplaces, sculpted staircase, and oversized windows; a chef’s kitchen, breakfast room and an expansive master suite; and a lower level with family room, bedroom, bathroom and second kitchen.

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The outdoor space includes a front garden, a bluestone terrace, a landscaped patio and a roof terrace. $2,499,000. Maria Kernahan, East Lincoln Park/Luxury Portfolio International Properties, (847) 877-7100.

Washington, DC

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This two bedroom house from 1888 is in a row with other Victorian row houses on a quiet one way street in Dupont Circle. The house has the original hardwood floors, fireplaces, stairwell and moldings; an updated kitchen with deck; dining and living room; a master bedroom with a wall of windows; and a lower level with living room, kitchen, bathroom and laundry room.

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The property includes a coach house with full bathroom and ready-to-use sanitary facilities above a two-car garage. $1,599,000. Marin Hagen and Sylvia Bergstrom, Coldwell Banker Realty, (202) 471-5256.

Philadelphia

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Built in 1920, this three bedroom home in Fitler Square has been completely redone. The house features a living-dining room with wooden floors and brick wall; a gourmet kitchen with built-in Thermador and a waterfall-rimmed island; full floor master suite with marble bathroom with textured marble floors; and a wet beam made with reclaimed beams.

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Outside are a patio off the kitchen and a fiberglass roof terrace with city views; Schuylkill River and River Park are blocks away. $1,479,000. Julie Russell, Coldwell Banker Realty, (484) 319-1993.

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This 1889 Victorian Lincoln Park was once owned by McCormick Theological Seminary. The three-bedroom, three-storey house has 10-foot ceilings, an ornate staircase, a living room with original woodwork and fireplace, dining room, sunny kitchen and family room, master suite with fireplace, and games rooms on a lower level. level, a storage room and a laundry room. †

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Outdoor space includes a greenhouse and roof terrace above a two car garage; the neighborhood offers restaurants, theater and parks. $1,450,000. Carrie McCormick, East Lincoln Park Properties/Luxury Portfolio International, (312) 961-4612.

Hoboken, New Jersey

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Gut renovated and recently extended, this 1900’s seven bedroom home has been reconfigured as a legal duplex. The lower unit has three bedrooms, two full baths, a loft-style living room and private access to the backyard; the upper unit has four bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms and an exclusive roof terrace; both have a chef’s kitchen and laundry facilities.

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The tree-lined street of brownstones is close to shopping, dining, public transportation, parks and the PATH train to Manhattan. $2,499,000. Antonio Visaggio, Coldwell Banker Realty, (917) 494-2822

Philadelphia

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This two bedroom home is located in the Lower Moyamensing neighborhood, known for its historic townhomes, factories and restaurants. The house was built in 1940 and thoroughly renovated. It features solid wood floors, recessed lighting and exposed brick; chef’s kitchen with Shaker cabinets, quartz counters, tile backsplash, and breakfast bar; bathroom with art-tiled shower-bath and black tiled floor; and finished basement with new concrete floor, half bath, laundry room and mechanical room.

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Next to the kitchen is a private patio. $405,000. Julie Russell, Coldwell Banker Realty, (484) 319-1993.

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