Haunted House

THE UNIAKE-SAWYER HOUSE 1872  (Second Empire Architecture /italinate details)


(Second Empire Architecture /italinate details)

Whenever I see this historic property in the South End, a little whisper inside me says, “Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!’’  There is something hilarious about its surprised exterior and I can’t help but reminisce about that haunted house.

A lot of the controversy in the movie is directly related to the interior decorating.  Ghosts of homeowners past arrive back to find a renovated contemporary space that is dark and extreme!

The brick and sandstone façade of this Halifax home (built in 1872)  is painted a captivating contrast of black and white.  The tower and french style mansard roof are original details.  The perfectly overgrown foliage creates a feeling of old Hollywood mixed with a little spooky (good spooky).   

I can't help but wonder if there are a few ghosts floating around the halls...

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