1900s: Tin ceilings
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Price: $2 million
Beds and baths: 2 and 2

Many buildings boasted tin ceilings at the turn of the 20th century, according to Trulia. Factory made, they were inexpensive, fireproof and durable.

Modern denizens of New York's Tribeca neighborhood -- many of whom turned old industrial shops into residential lofts -- have rescued them, as well as neo-classic columns, walls of windows and wood floors.

This particular loft cleaned up well. It has 12-foot tin ceilings throughout, a great room and a kitchen that opens up to the main living space.

For further information: Trulia

Source: Trulia
- Last updated June 10 2013 06:09 AM ET
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