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Welcome to Yahoo Homes of the Week, powered by Zillow. This week, we're putting your architectural tastes to the test. Do you prefer historical character or modern design? For each city below, let us know in the comments: Which home you would choose?


No. 1: Nashville, TN

Historic
1100 Birdsall St, Old Hickory, TN
For sale: $190,999
Year built: 1928

This 4-bedroom craftsman is for sale in Nashville's Historic Old Hickory Village. A new roof was added in 2009, and the appliances have been updated while maintaining the home's architectural integrity.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Nashville listings.
Modern
3704 Lausanne Dr, Nashville, TN
For sale: $169,900
Year built: 2010

For contemporary design lovers, this town home boasts dark hardwoods, cherry cabinets and neutral colors. Other selling points include a large pantry and a view of downtown Nashville.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Nashville listings.


No. 2: Houston, TX

Historic
610 Teetshorn St, Houston, TX
For sale: $495,000
Year built: 1920

This cozy bungalow is full of architectural charm with period doors, lighting, hardwood floors and an original fireplace.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Houston listings.
Modern
4102 Lillian St #B, Houston, TX
For sale: $518,000
Year built: 2010

On the other end of the spectrum, this open-concept, modern home is available near Memorial Park. The interior is equipped with state-of-the-art appliances, pre-wiring for surround sound and an elevator.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Houston listings.


No. 3: Providence, RI

Historic
148 Blackstone Blvd, Providence, RI
For sale: $875,000
Year built: 1906

Known as the Daniels House, this early 20th-century home has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The Victorian-style spindlework and porch supports add to the home's curb appeal.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Providence listings.
Modern
74 Irving Ave, Providence, RI
For sale: $889,000
Year built: 2013

Also located in Providence, this custom-designed home features a contemporary kitchen with a subway-tile backsplash and pendant lighting. In the living and dining rooms, hardwood floors and antique chandeliers add some classic elements to the new construction.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Providence listings.


No. 4: Tampa, FL

Historic
833 S Willow Ave, Tampa, FL
For sale: $1.099 million
Year built: 1921

You probably won't find another Hyde Park home quite like this one. Marked by a large front porch and white columns, the home has been well-preserved with wooden built-ins, molding and hardwood floors.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Tampa listings.
Modern
450 Knights Run Ave UNIT 1008, Tampa, FL
For sale: $1.025 million
Year built: 2007

For those looking for upscale urban living in Tampa, The Plaza is offering a 10th-floor condo with sleek finishes. The building also has several shared amenities including an infinity pool, spa, fitness center and lounge.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Tampa listings.


No. 5: Seattle, WA

Historic
1023 Columbia St, Seattle, WA
For sale: $2.48 million
Year built: 1888

One of Seattle's "Painted Ladies," this 19th-century home was painted with nine color dimensions to embellish its architectural detailing. Inside, the home's molding and millwork have been well-maintained.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Seattle listings.
Modern
3409 SW Seola Ln, Seattle, WA
For sale: $2.45 million
Year built: 2009

A prime example of the Northwest's modern architecture, this 5-bedroom home has a minimalistic interior design framed by a wall of windows overlooking Puget Sound.

Click here to go to the listing with more photos and details. And click here to see all Seattle listings.


See Zillow Blog for even more historical character and modern design homes on the market.

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