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Jackie Craven

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The Healthy Home by Jackie Craven

The Healthy Home by Jackie Craven

Rockport Publishers

Jackie Craven has covered architecture for more than 25 years, publishing in House and Garden, Yankee Homes, Old-House Journal, Realtor Magazine, and many American and Canadian newspapers. She writes articles and books about home design, historic preservation, and cultural travel. She has provided the content for the architecture pages at About.com since 1999.

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A skilled journalist and researcher, Jackie holds a Doctor of Arts degree in writing. She wrote the monthly "Fix" column for House and Garden magazine and the monthly Architecture Coach column for Realtor.org. Before joining About.com, Jackie also wrote travel features for the Providence (RI) Journal and other newspapers.

Jackie Craven's books are The Healthy Home and The Stress-Free Home, both published by Rockport Publishers and available in several languages.

From the New York Times:

The New York Times says Jackie Craven "has become one of the Internet's reigning authorities on buildings and architecture, a resource for people who want to know about plumbing, Frank Gehry or the Taj Mahal."
(Her Home Page Takes Care of the Home)

By Jackie Craven:

"A building is so much more than wood, nails, bricks, and mortar. Join me as we explore the ideas and aspirations that shape the ways we build. And be sure to stop by our discussion forum to ask questions and share ideas!"

Article and Photo Reprints:

To request permission to publish articles or photos from the architecture site, please use our Reprint Request Form.

Media Contacts:

To send press releases and interview requests: Email Jackie Craven

To mail publicity materials and books for review:

Jackie Craven
PO Box 22
Averill Park, NY  12018 USA


  • JackieCraven.com
    Jackie's home page has an index of her work and links to her publications.
    Jackie is a long-time member of the North American Travel Journalists Association.
  • Distant Dwellings
    Sample travel articles by Jackie Craven.
  • Pretty Apartments
    Jackie Craven's rental business specializes in historic properties.

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