The Venango Estates model in Marshall is one of nearly 70 homes open from noon-5 p.m. this weekend and Oct. 1-2 for the Festival of Homes.
Jane Kaminski became her own contractor and turned a vacant home into an urban pearl suited for convenience.
The 65,000-square-foot former warehouse has 11 units ranging from 4,100 to 6,000 square feet and from $971,250 to $3.4 million.
A 21-year-old remodeling expert rehabs an 1890 house in Crafton to make his home. But a change in plans puts it on the market for $249,900.
Communities at a Glance
James O’Hara and George A. Bayard established a lot plan that was unofficially known as Bayardstown and later O’Haraville.
About 7 miles west of Pittsburgh and 20 minutes from the Pittsburgh airport, the borough is famous for its tree-lined streets and parks.
Paula Vietmeier’s garden is an example of what can be done with a sloped area and canny plant choices.
Snowdrops, Siberian squill, spring starflower and other “minor” bulbs are inexpensive and easy to plant.