Old House Journal

THE FOREVER HOUSE

variant of the American Foursquare, with a large front-facing gable and Colonial Revival details, this 1912 house in St. Paul, Minnesota, became home for Rich and Shirley Erstad in 1998. “This was the only house we looked at with our agent,” Rich says, “the only house we’ve ever owned. It’s

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