House designs

5 very different designs of the White House that could have been

The White House is one of the most iconic buildings in the United States, its neoclassical columned facade is instantly recognizable by most Americans. But the design that was ultimately chosen by George Washington in 1792 was only one of six serious contenders, and three of these alternative concepts have not been available to the […]

Home builders

Toll Brothers luxury home builders hit record for new home contracts amid construction boom

Hodges Capital Management founder Craig Hodges on his outlook for the market amid inflationary pressures and labor shortages. Luxury home builder Toll Brothers Inc. announced in its third quarter fiscal 2021 results Tuesday that the company hit a new record of new business in the quarter, topping the third quarter of the year by 35%. […]

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To pass the budget, House Speaker Pelosi pledges to finalize the infrastructure bill by September 27

advertising The House of Representatives approved a controversial $ 3.5 trillion budget bill in a vote on the rule on August 24. This vote succeeded despite the separation of a group of moderate Democrats from President Nancy Pelosi’s blitz to get the “Build Back Better” budget approved. Led by Representative Josh Gottheimer, these representatives sought […]

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Home Sweet Home 2021: Projects around the house: Contractors, licenses, costs and quality | Special sections

Over the past year and a half, there are several reasons why Tucson homeowners want to update or renovate their home. If it weren’t for the downpour of a historically rainy July, it was the strong winds and soot of last year’s great fire season. And that’s not even spending all the time trapped at […]

Home builders

Representative Miller-Meeks visits Pella for a National Home Builders Association field trip

August 18 – PELLA – On a sunny Wednesday morning, Representative Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-IA) traveled to Pella for a field trip to the National Home Builders Association. She traveled with Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio), as well as American Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall. The visit was part of a tour […]

House designs

Digital renderings show five alternative designs of the White House

In 1792, George Washington launched a public competition to choose the structural design for the White House. The entrance by Irish-born architect James Hoban was ultimately chosen and incorporated into the building that stands today. But new digital renderings offer a glimpse of what the iconic building might have looked like instead. See more stories […]