• Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Shadows on the Teche

    This white-columned brick building was constructed between 1831 and 1834 and is located in the Main Street District of New Iberia, La. It is set among towering Live Oak trees draped with Spanish…   See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Gothic Gardens

    Many Southern homes have Gothic gardens that can be seen from the sidewalk, especially in New Orleans and Savannah, and thus factor into the curb appeal.    See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, New Orleans

    Despite the wrath of Hurricane Katrina, the homes in New Orleans' Garden District are mostly kept neat and pristine. We especially like the wrought iron fence with its fleur-de-lis motif.   See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Cornstalk Hotel

    The historic Cornstalk Hotel in New Orleans keeps up its curb appeal by constantly repainting its custom-made signature fence.    See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Wrought Iron Balconies

    This home in the Garden District of New Orleans keeps up its curb appeal with healthy ferns adorning the wrought iron balconies.    See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Personalized Gates

    Southern homes often have a decidedly eclectic look about them. Athens artisan Beverly Babb makes wrought iron masterpieces for folks all over the South and helps them put a personal touch on their…   See the Image

  • Southern Architecture Curb Appeal, Gargoyles

    There's nothing like a gargoyle to boost your Southern home's curb appeal.    See the Image

  • Victorian Curb Appeal, Patriotic Palette

    For us house nerds, there’s nothing more romantic than strolling the Garden District of New Orleans or hiking the hills of San Francisco’s Nob Hill and taking in the Victorian architecture with its…   Read the Blog

  • Curb Appeal Makeovers for Victorian-Style Homes

    Watch John Gidding and the rest of HGTV's Curb Appeal team breathe new life into the landscapes and exteriors of these Victorian homes.   Watch the Videos

  • Victorian Curb Appeal, Natural Shades

    The Victorian age was a period of contrasts. Natural shades of sand, stone, slate and earth were often used with the darker tones highlighting windows and exterior ornaments.    See the Image