Stairway to Elegance-Living Room

The living room is a clean, uncluttered rendition of formal. The furnishings center on the fireplace—one of five in the home. This one has a marble surround and extensive molding. […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Left Bank Loft-Living Space

LIVING SPACE | “I think most people were surprised by how a 460-square-foot room could be transformed into a functional, elegant living space,” designer Michael Curren says. The secret: properly scaled […]

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Cottage Revival-Fireplace

The arched door in the living room is the original entry and had been the only one. The stone fireplace, also original, had probably been used to heat the entire […]

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Cottage Revival-Living Room

The arch at left in the living room had been a solid wall. The wall came down to open up the space to the new foyer addition. The ceiling beams […]

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Marvels at the Mansion: Left Bank Loft-Fireplace

FIREPLACE | Glass mosaic tiles update a circa 1903 fireplace. A signature piece of art rests against the textured wallpaper with raised rivets. The grille above is also original. “We […]

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Old is New Again-Den

DEN | In the den, the coffee table is a freeform walnut slab that looks as though it was sliced right off the tree. The wall covering features a bold […]

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Old is New Again-Family Room

Although this is called the family room, Butler says all rooms of the home are considered family rooms. Comfort is key. Here, the eye goes to the vibrant green chairs […]

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