– Charlestown, MA – #TOHCharlestown
Located in Charlestown, MA – Boston’s oldest neighborhood – the opening project for the 35th season features the renovation of an 1850 Greek Revival Rowhouse. Just down the hill from the USS Constitution and the Bunker Hill Monument, the modest red brick rowhouse needs extensive masonry and structural reinforcement. An enlarged dormer out front and a small bump out in the back will make room for new living spaces that will preserve the old-house feel while adding amenities for modern living. Crumbling retaining walls, a 1980s kitchen, a broken down and leaking master shower, inefficient windows, and old heating system and failing roof will all be upgraded as part of this eight-episode story arc.
Featuring 26 brand-new episodes (Charlestown, MA, 8 episodes, Lexington, MA, 15 episodes and Home For Our Troops, 3 episodes), the 35th anniversary season of THIS OLD HOUSE will premiere nationally on PBS on October 2, 2014 (check www.thisoldhouse.com/tvschedule or your local listings).
Leading up to the premiere, visitors to www.thisoldhouse.com can access exclusive behind-the-scenes special features, such as a photo gallery, project overview, and products and services information on www.thisoldhouse.com. Viewers can become fans of THIS OLD HOUSE on Facebookor follow the show on Twitter and can continue the conversation about these projects using #TOHTV on Twitter.