Capitol Heights in Montgomery, Alabama
has been selected by
This Old House
as one of
The Best Places to Buy a House!
This is the second annual Best Places to Buy an Old House
contest to be held by the online version of the popular magazine.
Carole King, a resident of Capitol Heights and
Historic Properties Curator at Old Alabama Town,
submitted the neighborhood’s nomination for this recognition.
This Old House was looking for
“Unique, tight-knit neighborhoods…
places that might not be on your radar but deserve to be”
to select as winners.
Homes in the neighborhood are described as
“extraordinary Deep South versions of the
This Old House reports one of the reasons for buying in
Capitol Heights includes the local historic designation
of the area that is expected to not only protect the
architectural integrity of the houses,
but will continue to boost property values.
Cynthia McCollister, President of the
Capitol Heights Civic Association, says
“We are extremely happy with this recognition! We are a
diverse neighborhood of young professionals, retirees, and
everything in between!
Those of us living in Capitol Heights are very aware of the
great place we live. Now many, many others will also know!”
The article features a photograph of The Belser House
located on North Lewis Street. This home will be featured
along with several others during the annual Capitol Heights
by Candlelight Tour set for Saturday,
December 19 from 3-8 PM.
Homeowners open their doors for guests to enjoy the
architectural features of the houses. This year’s tour, themed
“Home Is Where the Art Is”
will also feature the works of local artists.
Click here to view the posting
Best Places to Buy an Old House 2009: The South.
The featured home from Capitol Heights is the fourth slide
in the series.