Category Apartment living

Rental Apartments in Winston Salem – An Overview

Winston Salem is a city in the state of North Carolina which has recently started to gain a name for itself. Downtown is undergoing something of a renaissance, its streets vibrant and bustling with restaurants, bars and nightclubs bringing life to once rather dejected areas, especially out of business hours. The old tobacco warehouses and textile mills which not so long ago lay derelict and unused have been given new leases of life as stylish modern apartments. Winston Salem no longer just has the past. It has a future, and the future is bright.

Whereas once the city was known primarily for its historic involvement with the tobacco industry, even being know as Camel City due to R...

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History Of Apartments – An Evolution Journey

History Of Apartments – An Evolution Journey

During the 19th Century thousands and thousands of people began to flood into America’s largest cities, including the hordes of newly arrived mainly European immigrants in search of a better life than what they had left behind in the old world.

In New York alone the population doubled every decade between the start of the century and its end. Buildings which had once been single family homes were divided up into multi-family dwellings to try and accommodate the swelling population of the city and so the tenements were born. Cramped, without indoor plumbing, and badly lit and ventilated, these tall thin buildings were a far cry from what we would today call an apartment...

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